Kia Sportage: Keys - Knowing your vehicle - Kia Sportage Owner's ManualKia Sportage: Keys

The key code number is stamped on the plate attached to the key set. Should you

The key code number is stamped on the plate attached to the key set. Should you lose your keys, this number will enable an authorized Kia Dealer to duplicate the keys easily. Remove the plate and store it in a safe place. Also, record the code number and keep it in a safe and handy place, but not in the vehicle.

Key operations 1 Master key Used to start the engine, lock and unlock the doors,

Key operations 1 Master key Used to start the engine, lock and unlock the doors, lock and unlock the glove box. 2 Transmitter (if equipped) Used to lock and unlock the doors.

WARNING - Ignition key Leaving children unattended in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous even if the key is not in the ignition. Children copy adults and they could place the key in the ignition. The ignition key would enable children to operate power windows or other controls, or even make the vehicle move, which could result in serious bodily injury or even death. Never leave the keys in your vehicle with unsupervised children.

NOTICE Use only Kia original parts for the ignition key in your vehicle. If an aftermarket key is used, the ignition switch may not return to ON after START. If this happens, the starter will continue to operate causing damage to the starter motor and possible fire due to excessive current in the wiring.

    Knowing your vehicle
    Keys Remote keyless entry Theft-alarm system Immobilizer system Door locks Window Seat Safety belts Airbags - advanced supplemental restraint system Hood Fuel filler lid Mirrors Interior lights St ...

    Remote keyless entry
    ➀ Lock button ➁ Unlock button ➂ Panic button (if equipped) ➀ Lock ( ) All doors are locked if the lock button is pressed. ➁ Unlock ( ) Driver’s door is unlocke ...

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    Tread wear
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    Search paths
    Throughout this manual, search paths to the menu system functions are listed as shown in the following example: Audio settings Equalizer, if the following steps have been taken first: 1. Pres ...