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Kia Sportage: Alternator

Kia Sportage Third generation (SL) - (2011-2016) - Service and Repair Manual / Engine Electrical System / Charging System / Alternator

Components and Components Location

 Components

  1. Pulley
  2. Front bracket
  3. Front bearing
  4. Rotor
  5. Rear bearing
  6. Rear bracket
  7. Though bolt
  8. Regulator assembly
  9. Regulator bolt
  10. Rear cover

Repair procedures

Removal and Installation

1. Disconnect the battery negative terminal first, then the positive terminal.

Tightening torque:

(+) terminal: 7.8 ~ 9.8N.m (0.8 ~ 1.0kgf.m, 5.8 ~ 7.2lb-ft)

(-) terminal: 4.0 ~ 6.0N.m (0.4 ~ 0.6kgf.m. 3.0 ~ 4.4lb-ft)

2. Disconnect the А/С compressor switch connector (A) the alternator connector (B), and the cable from alternator "B" terminal (C).

3. Remove the drive belt (A) after turning the drive belt tensioner (B)

3. Remove the drive belt (A) after turning the drive belt tensioner (B) counterclockwise.

4. Pull out the through bolt and then remove the alternator (A).

4. Pull out the through bolt and then remove the alternator (A).

Tightening torque: 49.0 ~ 63.7N.m (5.0 ~ 6.5kgf.m, 36.2 ~ 47.0lb-ft)

5. Installation is the reverse order of removal.

5. Installation is the reverse order of removal.

Disassembly

1. Remove the alternator cover (A) using a screw driver after loosening the nuts (B).

2. Remove the slip ring guide (A) and then loosen the mounting bolts and

2. Remove the slip ring guide (A) and then loosen the mounting bolts and disconnect the brush holder assembly (B).

3. Remove the pulley (A) using the SST (09373-27000) (B).

3. Remove the pulley (A) using the SST (09373-27000) (B).

4. Loosen the 4 through bolts (A).

4. Loosen the 4 through bolts (A).

5. Disconnect the rotor (A) and cover (B).

5. Disconnect the rotor (A) and cover (B).

6. Reassembly is the reverse order of disassembly.

6. Reassembly is the reverse order of disassembly.

 Inspection

Inspect Rotor

1. Check that there is continuity between the slip lings (C).

2. Check that there is no continuity between the slip lings and the rotor (B)

2. Check that there is no continuity between the slip lings and the rotor (B) or rotor shaft (A).

3. If the rotor fails either continuity check, replace the alternator.

Inspect Stator

1. Check that there is continuity between each pair of leads (A).

2. Check that there is no continuity between each lead and the coil core.

2. Check that there is no continuity between each lead and the coil core.

3. If the coil fails either continuity check, replace the alternator.

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