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Kia Sportage: Specifications, Components and Components Location | Head Lamps

Kia Sportage Third generation (SL) - (2011-2016) - Service and Repair Manual / Body Electrical System / Lighting System / Specifications, Components and Components Location | Head Lamps

Specifications

 Specifications

Components and Components Location

Components and Components Location

 Component Location (1)

  1. Head lamp (Low)
  2. Head lamp (High)
  3. DRL & position LED
  4. Front torn signal lamp
  5. Front fog lamp
  6. Door mirror turn signal lamp (LED)
  7. Overhead lamp
  8. Room lamp
  9. Vanity lamp
  10. Turn signal & position lamp
  11. Side marker

 Component Location (2)

  1. Tail/Stop lamp
  2. Position lamp
  3. Back up lamp
  4. Rear turn signal lamp
  5. Luggage room lamp
  6. High mounted stop lamp
  7. License plate lamp

Head Lamps

Components and Components Location

 Component

  1. Head lamp assembly lens and housing
  2. Head lamp (low) bulb
  3. Dust cap
  4. Head lamp (high) bulb
  5. Dust cap
  6. Turn signal lamp/tail lamp socket
  7. Turn signal lamp/tail lamp bulb
  8. Side marker bulb

Repair procedures

Removal

CAUTION

Head lamps become very hot during use; do not touch them or any attaching hardware immediately after they have been turned off.

NOTE

The headlamp bulb should not be removed from the headlamp assembly until just before a new bulb is installed.

Removing bulb for an extended period of time may affect headlamp bulb performance.

Contaminants may enter the headlamp assembly where they can settle on the lens and reflector.

Never turn on the head lamps with the bulb removed from the headlamp assembly.

1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.

2. Loosen the mounting bolts (3EA) of head lamp. Disconnect the connector.

3. Remove the bolts and fasteners installed with the front bumper upper cover

3. Remove the bolts and fasteners installed with the front bumper upper cover (A).

4. Remove the headlamp assembly (B) with spreading the radiator grill (A).

4. Remove the headlamp assembly (B) with spreading the radiator grill (A).

Installation

Installation

1. Install the head lamp bulbs.

2. Reassemble the head lamp bulb covers.

3. Reassemble the head lamp assembly after connecting the lamp connector.

 Replacement

Head Lamp Bulb (Low)

1. Turn the head lamp switch off.

2. Remove the dust cover. Turn the bulb counterclockwise and remove it.

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

Head Lamp Bulb (High)

1. Turn the head lamp switch off.

2. Remove the dust cap.

3. Disconnect the connector (A) and pin (B), remove the bulb.

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

Turn Signal Lamp

1. Turn the head lamp switch off.

2. Turn the bulb socket counterclockwise to remove the turn signal bulb (A).

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

Side Marker Bulb

1. Turn the bulb (A) counterclockwise and remove it.

2. Installation is the reverse of removal.

2. Installation is the reverse of removal.

 Adjustment

Head Lamp Aiming Instructions

The head lamps should be aimed with the proper beam-setting equipment, and in accordance with the equipment manufacturer's instructions.

NOTE

If there are any regulations pertinent to the aiming of head lamps in the area where the vehicle is to be used, adjust so as to meet those requirements.

Alternately turn the adjusting gear to adjust the head lamp aiming. If beam-setting equipment is not available, proceed as follows:

1. Inflate the tires to the specified pressure and remove any loads from the vehicle except the driver, spare tire, and tools.

2. The vehicle should be placed on a flat floor.

3. Draw vertical lines (Vertical lines passing through respective head lamp centers) and a horizontal line (Horizontal line passing through center of head lamps) on the screen.

4. With the head lamp and battery in normal condition, arm the head lamps so the brightest portion falls on the vertical lines.

Make horizontal (A) adjustment to the lower beam using the adjusting wheel.

  1. General type

Front Fog Lamp Aiming

Front Fog Lamp Aiming

The front fog lamps should be aimed as the same manner of the head lamps aiming.

With the front fog lamps and battery normal condition, arm the front  fog lamps by turning the adjusting gear (A).

Head Lamp And Fog Lamp Aiming Point

Head Lamp And Fog Lamp Aiming Point

H1 : Height between the head lamp bulb center and ground (Low beam)

H1 : Height between the head lamp bulb center and ground (Low beam) H2 : Height between the head lamp bulb center and ground (High beam) H3 : Height between the fog lamp bulb center and ground W1 : Distance between the two head lamp bulbs centers (Low beam) W2 : Distance between the two head lamp bulbs centers (High beam) W3 : Distance between the two fog lamp bulbs centers L : Distance between the head lamp bulb center and screen

1. General Type

1. General Type

  1. Turn the low beam on without driver aboard.
  2. The cut-off line should be projected in the allowable range (shaded region) shown in the picture.
  3. If head lamp leveling device is equipped, adjust the head lamp leveling device switch with 0 positions.

2. Turn the front fog lamp on with driver seated in the vehicle.

2. Turn the front fog lamp on with driver seated in the vehicle.

The cut-off line should be projected in the allowable range shown in the picture.

Turn Signal Lamp

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