Kia Sportage: Plastic parts
The three types of damaged bumpers shown below can
be repaired. Because of cost and quality
considerations, bumpers with more damage may be
repaired, but replacing the bumper is encouraged.
1. If a hole on a bumper is less than 2 in.(50 mm).
Damage to the bumper that reaches the surface of the polyporpylene cannot be
fixed just by painting. Use the repair
methods shown below to repair damage that reaches the surface of the
1. Rough cut the damaged area 45º using a
The Kia Sportage Third Generation (SL) Service and Repair Manual provides detailed instructions and information for servicing, maintaining, and repairing various aspects of the Kia Sportage Third Generation (SL).
Encompassing topics such as engine s
If your vehicle is parked and the engine
is left on for a long period of time, the
engine will turn off automatically to help
reduce fuel consumption and prevent
accidents caused by carbon dioxide poisoning.
Description and Operation
The front impact sensor (FIS) is installed in the Front End Module (FEM).
They are remote sensors that detect
acceleration due to a collision at its mounting location. The primary purpose of