Kia Sportage: Rear differential (4WD) - Maintenance - Kia Sportage Owner's ManualKia Sportage: Rear differential (4WD)

Checking or changing rear differential fluid Have rear differential fluid checked or changed by an Authorized Kia Dealer according to the Maintenance Schedule at the beginning of this section. Use only the specified rear differential fluid. (Refer to "Recommended lubricants and capacities" in section 8.)

    Automatic transaxle
    Checking the automatic transaxle fluid level The automatic transaxle fluid level should be checked regularly. Keep the vehicle on the level ground with the parking brake applied and check the fl ...

    Transfer case (4WD)
    Checking or changing transfer case fluid Have transfer case fluid checked or changed by an Authorized Kia Dealer according to the Maintenance Schedule at the beginning of this section. Use only th ...

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    Headlamp washers
    The optional headlamp power wash operates automatically with the windscreen wash and will operate only If the headlamps are switched on and there is sufficient washer fluid in the reservoir. Head ...

    Towing with a Stability Control System
    When towing, the sound of the stability control system might be heard. The system is reacting to the vehicle movement caused by the trailer, which mainly occurs during cornering. This is normal wh ...

    Temperature
    A temperature increase will accelerate the rate of corrosion to those parts which are not well ventilated. ...