Kia Sportage: Air Conditioning System
When Handling Refrigerant
1. R-134a liquid refrigerant is highly volatile. A drop on the skin of your
hand could result in localized frostbite.
When handling the refrigerant, be sure to wear gloves.
2. It is standard prac
Refrigerant System Service Basics
Use only service equipment that is U.L-listed and is certified to meet the
requirements of SAE J2210 to remove
4FC-134a(R-134a) from the air conditioning system.
Component Location Index
Service port (High)
Service port (Low)
Rear View Monitor (RVM) (if equipped)
Rear View Monitor will show the area
behind the vehicle to assist you when
parking or reversing.
Rear view camera
Refer to the picture above for the
detailed location of the detect
Thoroughly clean all parts to assembled.
Before installing the parts, apply fresh engine oil to all sliding
and rotating surfaces.
Replace all gaskets, O-rings and oil seals with new parts.
1. Assemble the piston and connecting rod