Kia Sportage: Immobilizer System
Description and Operation
The immobilizer system will disable the vehicle unless the proper ignition
key is used, in addition to the currently
available anti-theft systems such as ca
Problems And Replacement Parts:
Replacement Of ECM And SMARTRA
In case of a defective ECM, the unit has to be replaced with a "virgin" or
"neutral" ECM. All keys have to be taught
to the new ECM. Keys, wh
1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2. Remove the crash pad lower panel.
(Refer to the BD group - "Crash pad")
3. Remove the steering column assembly.
(Refer to the ST group - "steering colu
Drive pinion nut
Drive pinion gear
Bearing cap bolt
Press the Settings button on the head
unit of the infotainment system.
Select Vehicle and change the setting
of the features.
Vehicle Settings in the infotainment system
provides user options for a variety
of settings including door