Kia Sportage: General Information

Kia Sportage Third generation (SL) - (2011-2016) - Service and Repair Manual / General Information


 Identification Number Locations/Description

 Identification Number Locations  Identification Number Description Vehicle Identification Number World Manufacturer Identifier (WMI) KNA: Passenger vehicle, MPV (Multipurpose P

 Warning / Caution Label Locations

Radiator cap caution Fan caution Battery caution Battery Caution Label Description Warning / Caution Label (Cont'd) Keep flames or sparks away from the battery. Wear eye


If the vehicle needs to be towed, call a professional towing service. Never tow vehicle with just a rope or chain. It is very dangerous. Emergency Towing There are three popular methods of to


 Oil Cooler | Oil Pressure Switch

Repair procedures Removal 1. Loosen the drain plug, and drain the coolant. Remove the radiator cap to speed draining. 2. Disconnect the oil cooler coolant hoses (A). —. Remove the oil filter (A). 4. Loosen the mounting bolt (A) and remove the oil cooler assembly (B). Installation

 Securing a child restraint with a lap/shoulder belt

When not using the LATCH system, all child restraints must be secured to a vehicle rear seat with the lap part of a lap/shoulder belt. Automatic locking mode All passenger seat belts move freely under normal conditions and only lock under extreme or emergency conditions (emergency locking