Kia Sportage: Vehicle protection

Kia Sportage - Second generation (JEKM) (2005-2015) - Body Workshop Manual / General information / Fundamental procedures / Vehicle protection

1. Cover the seats before performing any procedure to keep them from getting dirty.

2. Cover all glasses, seats and mats with a heat resistant cover when welding.

3. Protect moldings, garnishes and ornaments.

3. Protect moldings, garnishes and ornaments.

A word about safety

1. Wear the appropriate safety equipment that is necessary for the procedure being performed.

2. When welding or performing other procedures that

2. When welding or performing other procedures that require the use of an open flame near the fuel tank, disconnect and remove the tank and fuel pipe, and cap the pipe to prevent fuel leakage.

Welding procedures


     Welding procedures

    Observe the following tips when welding. 1. Wear appropriate eye protection. 2. Carefully follow the manufacturers operating instructions for the welding machine you are using. 3. Do not weld,

     For best results


    Measuring dimensions before beginning Measure the dimensions of the damaged area according to the body dimension drawings before disassembling and repairing. Adjust dimensions with body frame adju


     Securing a child restraint with a lap/shoulder belt

    When not using the LATCH system, all child restraints must be secured to a vehicle rear seat with the lap part of a lap/shoulder belt. Automatic locking mode All passenger seat belts move freely under normal conditions and only lock under extreme or emergency conditions (emergency locking

     Front seat adjustment for power seat

    The front seat can be adjusted by using the control switches located on the outside of the seat cushion. Before driving, adjust the seat to the proper position so you can easily control the steering wheel, pedals and switches on the instrument panel. CAUTION Power seating adjustments T