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Kia Sportage: Muffler

Kia Sportage Third generation (SL) - (2011-2016) - Service and Repair Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Intake And Exhaust System / Muffler

Components and Components Location

 Components

  1. Front muffler
  2. Catalytic converter
  3. Center muffler
  4. Main muffler
  5. Gasket

Repair procedures

Removal and Installation

1. Remove the front muffler (A).

Tightening torque: 39.2 ~ 58.8 N.m (4.0 ~ 6.0 kgf.m, 28.9 ~ 43.4 lb-ft)

2. Remove the catalytic converter (B) after removing the rear oxygen sensor

2. Remove the catalytic converter (B) after removing the rear oxygen sensor (A).

Tightening torque:

Oxygen sensor (A): 44.1 ~ 49.0 N.m (4.5 ~ 5.0 kgf.m, 32.5 ~ 36.2 lb-ft)

Nuts (B): 39.2 ~ 58.8 N.m (4.0 ~ 6.0 kgf.m, 28.9 ~ 43.4 lb-ft)

3. Remove the center muffler (A).

3. Remove the center muffler (A).

Tightening torque: 39.2 ~ 58.8 N.m (4.0 ~ 6.0 kgf.m, 28.9 ~ 43.4 lb-ft)

4. Remove the main muffler (A).

4. Remove the main muffler (A).

5. Installation is the reverse order of removal.

5. Installation is the reverse order of removal.

NOTE

When installing, replace with new gaskets.

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