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Kia Sportage: Welding procedures

Kia Sportage - Second generation (JEKM) (2005-2015) - Body Workshop Manual / General information / Fundamental 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, smoke or allow open flames around volatile chemicals, cleaners or solvents or in any area where they have just been used.

Body frame straightener

When using a frame straightener, do not enter the area where the body is being straightened by the chain.

Electrical procedures

1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal.

2. Do not pull on wires when disconnecting electrical connectors. Be careful to hold the connector itself when disconnecting it.

3. Insert the connector until it "clicks" when connecting the connector.

4. Handle all electrical components with care.

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