Went to engage 4X4 in bad blizzard and got only grinding noise and no increase in traction. I have an 02 sportage and the left front hub isnt coming disengaged when it is in 2wd. This is where the bearing is loose enough to spin freely but there is enough tension to remove too much runout or play. Tell your dealer to stuff it and order a set of Warn manual locking hubs. Using a suitable jack under the lower control arm, load the suspension and raise the strut fork opening sufficiently to allow for driveshaft removal. Autozone or Advance auto have a scanner that can check all engine functions and will show a problem with 2 and 4 cyl.
The contact states that she has had to replace the rotors, pads, and bearings twice on the vehicle. On the 4x4 model; you would remove the six … 10mm bolts holding the Locking Hub to the Wheel Hub. Tighten them both, and the force will pop the rotor loose. Dealer states hubs are corroded and vacuum seals and hoses need to be replaced. Using a suitable jack under the lower control arm, load the suspension and raise the strut fork opening sufficiently to allow for driveshaft removal. Jack up car, take off front wheel.
This will ensure that the part will fit your specific vehicle since there may be slight variations on International models. Its got an annoying rattle from the drivers side front wheel. The first time she had to replace the parts was on August 20 2002. The passenger side is not as bad. Get a cheater bar on it because they are well-torqued.
You can go to autozone. March of 2005 was driving at about 50 when I heard a grinding noise from the left front wheel which got louder as I drove to get to the side of the road. Either way, you will need to change the seals. Tighten the upper ball joint pinch bolt to 36 lb. Lift the knuckle assembly up and guide the lower ball joint flange under the lower control arm and secure it with four bolts. Insert the tie rod end into the knuckle, install a nut, tighten to 27 lb. If you paid someone experienced to do it it shouldnt take more than an hour.
No special tools are needed for the above. Remove balljoint nut and bolt,pry down on lower control arm,and disengage balljoint and lower arm from spindle. This means that when they are in the factory they are pressed together and sealed from the elements, as well as sealing in high temperature 2000 Kia Sportage wheel bearings grease to help ensure the 00 Kia Sportage wheel bearings stay lubricated and as cool as possible. I tried it n 2wd first and had just a slight vibration but nothing like I had been experiencing. Raise the vehicle on a hoist. As for the bearings once you have the rotor off the entire hub assembly comes off with the bearings inside. And without a press in my garage even if I just got the bearing there is no way to install it.
So use a large Phillips head screw driver. After 3rd attempt contacted dealer to ask if it was a known cause and they told me yes that there was a tsb for a new hub assembly. Hope this has helped you Posted on May 22, 2009 you have to take out your wheel bearing. First Id like to ask you to fill out your profile info in the user cp link when you get a minute it will help us to better help you. Here is the method listed in Mitchell's On Demand Manual. They are available for the following Kia Sportage years: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 02, 01, 00, 99, 98, 97, 96, 95.
I have torque wrenches but the nut is not a conventional nut. Front drive halfshaft assembly on four wheel drive models Electrical connection for the wheel speed sensor Wheel speed sensor and brake hose mounting bracket bolt to the steering knuckle. The first time she had to replace the parts was on August 20 2002. Now there is a plastic ring remove it. The contact states that she has had to replace the rotors, pads, and bearings twice on the vehicle. I find a good rap with a hammer on the end of the screw driver will shock the screw loose. The rotor comes off with 2 screws.
Thanks John Quote Originally Posted by 1fast kia Hey all I am in need of a front hub assembly with the wheel bearing for my 08sporty 2. When there is a problem with 2000 Kia Sportage wheel bearings they will make a noise. I know how to feel when the wheel Also you need to buy multiple sized spacers from the dealer to ensure you get the right torque specs on the bearing or it will guaranteed fail within weeks. It can be difficult to actually determine if the noise is from the 2000 Kia Sportage wheel bearings but the crescendo of sound is a good hint. Your car is an investment because of its great performance and awesome style, so to have it humming in top form you need the acme in top-notch parts and accessories. Click on sportage on the drop down menu on the left under Search click on Drveshaft and Axle and then front hub Assembly. Dec 09, 2015 these front wheel drive have a replaceable bearing only not like an 70's car,if you are noticing a problem stop driving it the damage you cause to other components is pricey.