Kia Sportage: Maintenance services - Maintenance - Kia Sportage Owner's ManualKia Sportage: Maintenance services

You should exercise the utmost care to prevent damage to your vehicle and injury to yourself whenever performing any maintenance or inspection procedures. Should you have any doubts concerning the inspection or servicing of your vehicle, we strongly recommend that you have an Authorized Kia Dealer perform this work. An Authorized Kia Dealer has factory- trained technicians and genuine Kia parts to service your vehicle properly. For expert advice and quality service, see an Authorized Kia Dealer. Inadequate, incomplete or insufficient servicing may result in operational problems with your vehicle that could lead to vehicle damage, an accident, or personal injury. Owner’s responsibility Maintenance Service and Record Retention are the owner's responsibility. You should retain documents that show proper maintenance has been performed on your vehicle in accordance with the scheduled maintenance service charts shown on the following pages. You need this information to establish your compliance with the servicing and maintenance requirements of your Kia warranties. Detailed warranty information is provided in your Warranty & Consumer Information manual. Repairs and adjustments required as a result of improper maintenance or a lack of required maintenance are not covered. We strongly recommend that all vehicle maintenance be performed by an authorized Kia dealer using genuine Kia parts.

    Maintenance
    Maintenance services Maintenance schedule Explanation of scheduled maintenance items Owner maintenance Engine compartment Engine oil and oil filter Engine cooling system Brakes and clutch Parking ...

    Maintenance schedule
    Chart symbols: I- Inspect these items and their related parts. If necessary, correct, clean, refill, adjust of replace. R- Replace or change L- Lubricate. (1) Refer to the lubricant and cool ...

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    Cooling or dehumidifying
    Cooling or dehumidifying 1) ON position For cooling and dehumidification of the passenger compartment, performing the following steps will allow air to flow through the instrument panel outl ...

    Adverse safety consequences of overloading on handling and stopping and on tires
    Overloading could affect vehicle handling, stopping distance, and vehicle and tire performance in the following ways. This could lead to an accident and possibly result in severe personal in ...