Kia Sportage: Rustproof treatment after assembly

Kia Sportage - Second generation (JEKM) (2005-2015) - Body Workshop Manual / General information / For best results / Rustproof treatment after assembly

Body sealing

Apply body sealer where necessary.

Applying rustproof material

Apply rustproofing material (wax, oil, etc.) behind welded area.

Applying undercoat

Applying undercoat

Apply undercoat on the body where necessary.


     Vehicle lift (2-Support type) and safety stand positions

    1. Place the lift blocks under the support points as shown in the illustration. 2. Raise the hoist a few inches and rock the vehicle to be sure it is firmly supported. 3. Raise the hoist to fu

     Body structure

     Body composition

    Body shell The body consists of the body shell, frame and cross members, etc, welded together. This provides safety, durability, noise protection, rustproofing and vibration proofing of the vehicl


     Smart key unit

    Components and Components Location  Components Connector Pin Information Connector A (14 Pin) Ground 1 A_ACC A_IGN2 A_IGN1 VBAT_CPU VBAT_LOAD Ground 2 - O_Exterior buzzer O_ACC Relay O_IGN1 Relay O_IGN2 Relay O_Starter Relay - Connector В (26 Pin) -

     Closing the fuel filler door

    To lock fuel filler door: ress the lock button on your smart key Press the Central Door lock button on armrest trim of driver's door All doors will automatically lock after the vehicle speed exceeds 9.3 mph (15 km/h). Fuel lid is also locked when vehicle speed exceeds 9.3 mph (