Kia Sportage: Washer fluid
Checking the washer fluid level
The reservoir is translucent so that you
can check the level with a quick visual
- Check the fluid level in the washer
fluid reservoir and add fluid if necessary.
Plain water may be used if
washer fluid is not available.
However, use washer solvent with
antifreeze characteristics in cold climates
to prevent freezing.
- Do not use radiator coolant or antifreeze
in the washer fluid reservoir.
- Radiator coolant can severely obscure
visibility when sprayed on the windshield
and may cause loss of vehicle
control or damage to paint and body
- Windshield Washer fluid agents contain
some amounts of alcohol and can
be flammable under certain circumstances.
Do not allow sparks or flame
to contact the washer fluid or the
washer fluid reservoir. Damage to the
vehicle or occupants could occur.
- Windshield washer fluid is poisonous
to humans and animals. Do not drink
and avoid contacting windshield
washer fluid. Serious injury or death
Replacing air cleaner filter
Pull up the lever (1) on the air cleaner
cover and release the lock.
Rotate the fixed lever on the filter and
loosen the lock.
Replace the air cleaner filter.
Assemble in r
The climate control air filter should be
replaced according to the maintenance
schedule. If the vehicle is operated in
severely air-polluted cities or on dusty
rough roads for a long period, it should
be inspected more frequen
Smart Cruise Control will operate when
the following conditions are satisfied.
The gear is in D (Drive)
The driver's door is closed
EPB (Electronic Parking Brake) is not
Your vehicle spee
Locate the statement "The combined
weight of occupants and
cargo should never exceed XXX
kg or XXX lbs.'' on your vehicle's
Determine the combined weight
of the driver and passengers that
will be ridin