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Kia Sportage: Inner panel fuse replacement

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2024) - Owner's Manual / Maintenance / Fuses / Inner panel fuse replacement

  1. Turn the ignition switch or ENGINE START/STOP button and all other switches off.
  2.  Open the fuse panel cover.

Inner panel fuse replacement

  1. Pull the suspected fuse straight out.

    Use the removal tool provided in the main fuse box in the engine compartment.

Inner panel fuse replacement

  1. Check the removed fuse; replace it if it is blown.

    Spare fuses are provided in the instrument panel fuse panel (or in the engine compartment fuse panel).

  2. Push in a new fuse of the same rating, and make sure it fits tightly in the clips.

If it fits loosely, consult an authorized Kia dealer.

If you do not have a spare, use a fuse of the same rating from a circuit you may not need for operating the vehicle, such as the cigarette lighter fuse.

If the headlamps or taillamps, stoplights, courtesy lamp, day time running lights (DRL) do not work and the fuses are OK, consult an authorized Kia dealer.

Engine compartment fuse replacement

  1. Turn the ignition and all other switches off.
  2. Remove the fuse panel cover by pressing the tab and pulling the cover up.

Engine compartment fuse replacement

  1. Check the removed fuse; replace it if it is blown. To remove or insert the fuse, use the fuse puller in the engine compartment fuse panel.
  2. Push in a new fuse of the same rating, and make sure it fits tightly in the clips. If it fits loosely, consult an authorized Kia dealer.

CAUTION

After checking the fuse panel in the engine compartment, securely install the fuse panel cover through the audible clicking sound.

If not, electrical failures may occur from water contact.

NOTICE

If the multi fuse is blown, consult an authorized Kia dealer.

NOTICE

The electronic system may not function correctly even when the engine room and internal fuse box's individual fuses are not disconnected. In such case the cause of the problem may be disconnection of the main fuse (BFT type), which is located inside the positive battery terminal (+) cap. Since the main fuse is designed more intricately than other parts, visit the nearest authorized Kia dealer.

Main fuse (Multi fuse)

Main fuse (Multi fuse)

If the main fuse is blown, it must be removed as follows:

  1. Turn off the engine.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the nuts shown in the picture above.
  4. Replace the fuse with a new one of the same rating.
  5. Reinstall in the reverse order of removal.

CAUTION

Visually inspect the battery cap for secure closing. If the battery cap is not securely latched, the electrical system may be damaged to due influx of moisture into the system.

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