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2013 Kia Sportage
2.4L 4-cyl Engine Code [2] Engine Code [2]
176 bhp. @ 6000 rpm / Torque: 168 ft. lbs. @ 4000 rpm
16 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
2.4L - Inline 4-cyl (2359 cc) (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2013 Kia Sportage with engine code [2]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SL
    Above -18C  »  10W-30
    All TEMPS  »  5W-20, 5W-30 [1]
  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, M6GF2 (6-SPD)  »  GL-4

    All TEMPS  »  75W-85
    Manual Transmission & Transaxle Gear Lube 75W-90 (MTGQT)
  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Transfer Case

  5. Rear Differential

  6. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  7. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  8. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] SAE 5W-20 is preferred.
    [2] Shell Spirax X or an equivalent.
    [3] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3

  9. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.6 liters [1]
    Cooling System, ATXL Initial Fill  »  6.7 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, MTXL Initial Fill  »  6.8 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, A6MF1 Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    6 speed A6MF1  »  7.1 liters
    Manual Transmission, M6GF2 (6-SPD)  »  1.8 liters
    Differential, Rear  »  0.7 liters
    Transfer Case, U/K TRC  »  0.6 liters
    ANTPC ANT ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  10. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  11. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  25-32 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission M6GF2
    Fill Plug 22-25 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 43-58 ft/lbs
    Transfer Case
    Fill Plug 29-43 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 29-43 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Absolute Efficiency Oil Filter (EA15K20) [1]
    Oil Filter WIX 51334 Oil Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24684 Cabin Air Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Replaces the Ea15k46, which will still work for this vehicle
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ALM 5W-20 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ALM)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLM 5W-20 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLM)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEM 5W-20 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEM)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
MTG 75W-90 (GL-4) Synthetic Gear Lube (MTG)

AMSOIL Synthetic Manual Transmission and Transaxle Gear Lube (MTG) is a premium blend of the finest synthetic base oils and advanced, high-performance additives. It is formulated specifically for maximum protection in the most demanding manual trans...
ATL Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

A fuel efficient automatic transmission fluid recommended for GM, Ford and Toyota transmissions where lighter viscosity oil is required. Provides the same excellent protection and performance as AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle ATF. Recommended ...
OTL OE Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
SVG 75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
SVT 75W-110 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVT)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are engineered for high-demand applications, including trailer towing, heavy hauling, 4X4 off-road driving, commercial use and racing. Protects gears and bearings from scoring and wea...
AGL SEVERE GEAR 80W-90 (AGL)

A multi-functional lubricant designed to surpass the requirements of equipment and automotive applications calling for an SAE 80W-90 viscosity grade. Formulated with wax-free synthetic base oils and high-quality additives, AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® res...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
amsoil oil filter AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters

AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters feature synthetic nanofiber technology for maximum efficiency. Guaranteed for up to 15,000 miles or up to 25,000 miles, depending on application, when used with AMSOIL synthetic motor oil.
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake discs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Rotating discs mounted to the front and/or rear spindles and axles, which brake pads clamp to when the brake pedal is depressed to slow/stop the vehicle.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft and boots
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Rubber seals covering the central shaft that the wheels rotate on.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Air conditioning system
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The system of receiver/dryer, evaporator, condenser, compressor, refrigerant lines, controls and valves that allow for the controlled refrigeration of the air present in or entering a vehicle's interior.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Battery
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A box containing lead plates filled with a water and acid mixture that stores electricity generated by the alternator. It is the source of power for parts of the car that operate on electricity.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake pedal
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device used to control a vehicle's brakes.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Chassis & body
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The frame that serves as a base for some types of vehicles, and the panels that enclose it and the passenger compartment which in turn determines a vehicle's appearance.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The system that stores and circulates coolant throughout (water cooled) engines to prevent overheating. Some vehicles have air-cooled engines in which high-speed airflow is sufficient to keep the engine cool.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel filler cap
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cap used to seal a vehicle's fuel filler neck.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel tank, cap & lines
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A reservoir for the vehicle's fuel.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The collection of components that enable the operator to direct a vehicle in a desired direction.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Suspension, front
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels. The suspension in concert with the wheels and tires is largely responsible for a given vehicle's ride and handling characteristics.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.35
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The mechanical brake connected by cables to either a ratcheting hand lever or foot pedal used to hold or apply a vehicle's rear and sometimes front brakes while left unattended or under conditions of hydraulic circuit failure. Sometimes referred to as the emergency brake.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Suspension mounting bolts
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Bolts that attach the suspension assemblies to the chassis.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect & lubricate
Item:
Locks and hinges
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A mechanical fastening device that restricts access to the vehicle.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.19
Parts Units:
4.8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel lines & hoses
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The tubing that carries fuel throughout a vehicle.
Distance:
12,000 miles (19,200 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Climate-controlled seat filter
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.04
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Air filter for air-conditioned seats.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
0.7
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: The liquid used for lubricating gears inside the differential.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
1.8
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Transfer case fluid
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: Lubricant used in the transfer case.
Distance:
48,000 miles (76,800 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Valve clearance
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The maximum amount of space between a rocker arm or cam and the part it contacts to actuate a valve.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
7.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
80,000 miles (128,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: The liquid used for lubricating gears inside the differential.
Distance:
80,000 miles (128,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Transfer case fluid
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
0.6
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: Lubricant used in the transfer case.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
048
NHTSA Item Number:
10060278

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10060278 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
PS228
NHTSA Item Number:
10060221

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10060221 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-09-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-026
NHTSA Item Number:
10054197

Component Description: (A) Fuel system, gasoline:delivery., (B) Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:fuel pump., (C) Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings.

Service Bulletin Summary: Kia: a malfunction indicator lamp (mil) illuminates with electronic control module (ecm) system and to correct concern, high pressure fuel pump, fuel delivery pipe and mounting bolts would be replaced, if necessary. Model 2011-2014 optima ( nhtsa item number - 10054197 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-07-01
Bulletin Number:
PS329
NHTSA Item Number:
10060167

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10060167 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-09-01
Bulletin Number:
045
NHTSA Item Number:
10060113

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10060113 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-01-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-ELE-077-R1
NHTSA Item Number:
10080084

Component Description: Back over prevention: camera system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Tsb: rear view camera diagnosis/replacement - thi ( nhtsa item number - 10080084 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-01-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-ELE-081-R2
NHTSA Item Number:
10080095

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Tsb: uvo system upgrade - this bulletin provides t ( nhtsa item number - 10080095 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
KIA
Model(s):
OPTIMA, SORENTO, SPORTAGE
Year(s):
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Manufacturer:
Kia Motors America
NHTSA ID:
17V224000
Recall Date:
March 31st, 2017
Units Affected:
618,160

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Summary: Kia motor company (kia) is recalling certain 2011-2014 optima, 2012-2014 sorento and 2011-2013 sportage vehicles. Machining errors during the engine manufacturing process may cause premature bearing wear within the engine. .

Conequence: Bearing wear may result in the engine seizing, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine assembly, and replace the engine if necessary, free of charge. The recall began june 20, 2017. Owners may contact kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is sc147. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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