Kia Sportage: Air cleaner - Maintenance - Kia Sportage Owner's ManualKia Sportage: Air cleaner

Element replacement Have the air cleaner element checked and replaced in accordance

Element replacement Have the air cleaner element checked and replaced in accordance with the maintenance schedule.

NOTICE Do not drive with the air cleaner removed; this will result in excessive engine wear.

CAUTION - Engine Driving without an air cleaner encourages backfiring, which could cause a fire in the engine compartment.

    Lubricants and fluids
    Checking the washer fluid level The reservoir is translucent so that you can check the level with a quick visual inspection. Check the fluid level in the washer fluid reservoir and add fluid if ...

    Climate control air filter
    The climate control air filter installed behind the glove box filters the dust or other pollutants that come into the vehicle from the outside through the heating and air conditioning system. If ...

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