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How do I remove the outer air duct cover on my 2011 sportage

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How do I remove the outer air duct cover on my 2011 sportage 2.4 l
JA: How long has this been an issue? How many miles are on the car?
Customer: 55000, had p2006 failure code. Replaced runner control solenoid and vcma want to check valve
JA: Are you fixing your Sportage yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Repairing myself, believe some build up in air duct around valves
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No just want to know how to remove air duct
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Kia
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
This is the air duct cover on front of engine removed 2 volts on bottom left and right. Not sure if there are more or just prying it off.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner till early morning.

Not sure which part you are referring to, can you take a picture?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
It's the cover on air intake. Just the outer cover, a flat piece of plastic with tubular ports molded.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

That cover can not come off, the complete intake manifold must come off. See the files below.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/90220402/kiaintake.pdf

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/90220402/kiaRR.pdf

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Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

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Thanks Chris