Kia Sportage: Hydraulic System
Description and Operation
The hydraulic system consists of oil, an oil filter, an oil pump, and a valve body (valves and solenoid valves). The oil pump is powered by the engine. ATF passes through the oil filter and gets distrib
If you drive with the liftgate open, you
will draw dangerous exhaust fumes into
your vehicle which can cause serious
injury or death to vehicle occupants.
If you must drive with the liftgate open,
keep the air
1. Loosen the drain plug, and drain the coolant. Remove the radiator cap to speed draining.
2. Disconnect the oil cooler coolant hoses (A).
Ð—. Remove the oil filter (A).
4. Loosen the mounting bolt (A) and r