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Where is the variable timing solenoid located on a 4

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Where is the variable timing solenoid located on a 4 cylinder 2008 Sportage?

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you know your ignition timing number? How many miles are on the car?

No I don't. Approximately 110,000

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sportage yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes. I will change oil and filter today and see if that cures it.

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Kia Mechanic: Amedee, Kia Technician replied 11 months ago
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Kia Mechanic: Amedee, Kia Technician replied 11 months ago

I am very sorry your having this issue with your vehicle.

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Kia Mechanic: Amedee, Kia Technician replied 11 months ago

The Variable valve timing solenoid is located right on the cylinder head in front on the driver's hand side. Look near the transmission dipstick and you will see it.

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Where exactly is the variable timing solenoid located on a 4 cylinder 2008 kia sportage?
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Kia Mechanic: Amedee, Kia Technician replied 11 months ago

Do you have any further questions, sir?

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I am just checking in to see how things are going and to see if you need any further assistance?

If so, please let me know as I will be happy to help.

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