Kia Sportage: Keys
Using the remote key
Record your key number
The key code number
is stamped on the key
code tag attached to
the key set. Should
you lose your keys, this number will
enable an authorized Kia dealer to duplicate
the keys easily. Remove the key
code tag and store it in a safe place.
Also, record the key code number and
keep it in a safe and handy place, but
not in the vehicle.
Use only Kia original parts for the ignition
key in your vehicle. If an aftermarket
key is used, the ignition switch or
ENGINE START/STOP button may not
return to ON after START. If this happens,
the starter will continue to operate
causing possible fire due to excessive
current in the wiring.
Using the remote key (if equipped)
With a smart key, you can lock or unlock
a door and even start the engine without
inserting the key.
All doors are locked if the lock button is
pressed. If all doors are closed, the hazard
warning lights will blink
If the smart key does not operate normally,
you can lock or unlock the door
by using the mechanical key.
To remove the
mechanical key, press
and hold the release button (1) and
remove the mechanical key (2).
To reinstall the mechanical key
The smart key uses a 3 volt lithium battery
which will normally last for several
If you are
unsure how to use or replace
the battery, contact an authorized Kia
Detach mechanical key from your
Pry open the key
Refilling And Bleeding
Never remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot. Serious scalding
could be caused by hot fluid under high
pressure escaping from the radiator.
When pouring engine coolant, be sure
1. Remove the front wheel & tire.
Tightening torque: 88.3 ~ 07.9N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6lb-ft)
Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the front wheel & tire (A).