Kia Sportage: General information

Kia Sportage - Second generation (JEKM) (2005-2015) - Body Workshop Manual / General information


 Fundamental procedures

 Vehicle protection

1. Cover the seats before performing any procedure to keep them from getting dirty. 2. Cover all glasses, seats and mats with a heat resistant cover when welding. 3. Protect moldings, garnishes and ornaments. A word about safety 1. Wear the

 Welding procedures

Observe the following tips when welding. 1. Wear appropriate eye protection. 2. Carefully follow the manufacturers operating instructions for the welding machine you are using. 3. Do not weld, smoke or allow open flames around volatile chemi


 Economical operation

Your vehicle's fuel economy depends mainly on your style of driving, where you drive and when you drive. Each of these factors affects how many kilometers (miles) you can get from a liter (gallon) of fuel. To operate your vehicle as econo

 Repair procedures | Components and Components Location | Transaxle Control Module (TCM)

 Adjustment TCM Learning When shift shock is occurred or parts related with the transaxle are replaced. TCM learning should be performed. In the following case, TCM learning is required. Transaxle assembly replacement TCM replace