Kia Sportage: Parking brake - Maintenance - Kia Sportage Owner's ManualKia Sportage: Parking brake

Checking the parking brake Check the stroke of the parking brake by counting

Checking the parking brake Check the stroke of the parking brake by counting the number of “clicks’’ heard while fully applying it from the released position. Also, the parking brake alone should securely hold the vehicle on a fairly steep grade. If the stroke is more or less than specified, have the parking brake adjusted by an Authorized Kia Dealer. Stroke : 7~8 “clicks’’ at a force of 20 kg (44 lbs, 196 N).

    Brakes and clutch
    Checking brake/clutch fluid level Check the fluid level in the reservoir periodically. The fluid level should be between MAX and MIN marks on the side of the reservoir. Before removing the reser ...

    Power steering
    Checking the power steering fluid level With the vehicle on level ground, check the fluid level in the power steering reservoir periodically. The fluid should be between MAX and MIN marks on the ...

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    Engine coolant
    NOTE Each quantity indicated here is only a guideline. The necessary quantity for replacement may differ slightly depending on the temperature and other factors. For the checking, adding and ...

    General Information
    Your vehicle has been designed primarily for use on pavement. But its higher ground clearance allows you to occasionally travel on unpaved roads, such as campgrounds, picnic sites, and simil ...

    Hazard warning flasher
    The Hazard Warning Flasher switch is located on the lower switch bank below the climate controls. Press the switch to turn on the Hazard Warning flasher. When the switch is activated, all direc ...