Kia Sportage: Trailer towing
If you are considering towing with your
vehicle, you should first check with your
country's Department of Motor Vehicles
to determine their legal requirements.
Since laws vary the requirements for
towing trailers, cars, or other types of
You should always attach chains
between your vehicle and your trailer.
Cross the safety chains under the
tongue of the trailer so that the tongue
will not drop to the road if it becomes
separated from the hitch.
Instructions about safety ch
Reduce the speed and shift to a lower
gear before you start down a long or
steep downgrade. If you don't shift
down, you might have to use your
brakes so much that they would get hot
and no longer operate efficiently.
On a long uphill gra
Wiper arm & blade
Cowl top cover
Wiper motor & linkage assembly
Wiper motor connector
Never move the shift lever f r om P
(Park) or N (Neutral) to any other
position with the accelerator pedal
Never move the shift lever into P
(Park) when the vehicle is in motion.
Be sure the vehicle is completely