Kia Sportage: Cylinder Head Assembly
Timing chain cover removal is not required for this procedure.
Use fender covers to avoid damaging painted surfaces.
To avoid damaging the cylinder head, wait until the engine coolant
Components and Components Location
Camshaft bearing cap
Camshaft front bearing cap
Exhaust CVVT assembly
Intake CVVT assembly
Exhaust camshaft upper bearing
Detach the speed restriction label from
the sealant bottle, and place it in a highly
visible place inside the vehicle such as
on the steering wheel to remind the
driver not to drive too fast.
Shake the sealant bottle.
Reduce the speed and shift to a lower
gear before you start down a long or
steep downgrade. If you don't shift
down, you might have to use your
brakes so much that they would get hot
and no longer operate efficiently.
On a long uphill gra