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Kia Sportage: Shift Lever

Kia Sportage Third generation (SL) - (2011-2016) - Service and Repair Manual / Automatic Transaxle System / Automatic Transaxle Control System / Shift Lever

Components and Components Location

 Components

  1. Shift lever knob & boots assembly
  2. Shift lever assembly
  3. Control cable assembly
  4. Manual control lever (T/M side)

Repair procedures

Removal

Shift Lever Assembly Replacement

1. Remove the center console assembly. (Refer to "Interior (console)" in BD group.)

2. Disconnect sports mode connector (A).

3. Take off the clip (A) and then remove the shift cable (B).

3. Take off the clip (A) and then remove the shift cable (B).

4. Remove the shift lever assembly (D) by removing the bolts (C-4ea).

Tightening torque: 8.8 ~ 13.7 N.m (0.9 ~ 1.4 kgf.m, 6.5 ~ 10.1 lb-ft)

5. Installation is the reverse of removal.

5. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

Make sure vehicle does not roll before setting room side shift lever and T/M side manual control lever to "N" position.

Control Cable Replacement

1. Remove the center console assembly. (Refer to "Interior (console)" in BD group.)

2. Take off the clip (A) and then remove the control cable (B).

3. Remove the control cable assembly in the vehicle after removing the nuts

3. Remove the control cable assembly in the vehicle after removing the nuts (B) and the retainer (A).

Tightening torque: 7.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (0.8 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 5.8 ~ 8.7 lb-ft)

4. Remove the nut (C).

4. Remove the nut (C).

5. Remove the cable (B) from the bracket (A) at transaxle assembly side (Refer to "Automatic Transaxle" in this group).

6. Remove the control cable inside of cab.

6. Remove the control cable inside of cab.

Inspection

1. Check the damage and operation of the control cable.

2. Check the damage of the boot.

3. Check the damage and corrosion of the bushing.

4. Check the damage or weakening of the spring.

Installation

1. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

Make sure vehicle does not roll before setting room side shift lever and T/M side manual control lever to "N" position.

Adjustment

Adjusting method for T/M control cable

1. Make sure vehicle does not roll before setting room side shift lever and T/M side manual control lever to "N" position.

2. Connect room side shift lever and control cable (A).

3. Push cable to "F" direction shown to eliminate FREE PLAY.

3. Push cable to "F" direction shown to eliminate FREE PLAY.

4. Tighten adjusting nut (A).

Tightening torque: 7.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (0.8 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 5.8 ~ 8.7 lb-ft)

5. After adjusting, check to be sure that this part operates as designed at

5. After adjusting, check to be sure that this part operates as designed at each range of T/M side corresponding to each position of room lever.

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