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Kia Sportage: General Information

Kia Sportage Third generation (SL) - (2011-2016) - Service and Repair Manual / Brake System / General Information

Specifications

 Specifications

NOTE

NOTE

O.D. : Outer Diameter
I.D. : Inner Diameter

Specification (ESC)

Service Standard

Service Standard

Tightening Torques

Tightening Torques

Lubricants

Lubricants

Special Service Tools

Special Service Tools

 Special Service Tools

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting

 Troubleshooting

Problem Symptoms Table

Use the table below to help you find the cause of the problem. The numbers indicate the priority of the like cause of the problem. Check each part in order.

If necessary, replace these parts.

Brake System

Brake System

Repair procedures

 Operation and Leakage Check

Check all of the following items:

Brake System Bleeding

Brake System Bleeding

CAUTION

  • Do not reuse the drained fluid.
  • Always use genuine DOT3 DOT4 brake Fluid.

    Using a non-genuine DOTS DOT4 brake fluid can cause corrosion and decrease the life of the system.

  • Make sure no dirt or other foreign matter is allowed to contaminate the brake fluid.
  • Do not spill brake fluid on the vehicle, it may damage the paint; if brake fluid does contact the paint, wash it off immediately with water.
  • The reservoir on the master cylinder must be at the MAX (upper) level mark at the start of bleeding procedure and checked after bleeding each brake caliper. Add fluid as required.

1. Make sure the brake fluid in the reservoir is at the MAX(upper) level line.

2. Have someone slowly pump the brake pedal several times, and then apply pressure.

3. Loosen the right-rear brake bleed screw (A) to allow air to escape from the system. Then tighten the bleed screw securely.

Front

Rear

Rear

4. Repeat the procedure for wheel in the sequence shown below until air

4. Repeat the procedure for wheel in the sequence shown below until air bubbles no longer appear in the fluid.

5. Refill the master cylinder reservoir to MAX (upper) level line.

5. Refill the master cylinder reservoir to MAX (upper) level line.

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