Kia Sportage: Exterior care / Finish damage repair

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2022) Owners Manual / Maintenance / Appearance care / Exterior care / Finish damage repair

Deep scratches or stone chips in the painted surface must be repaired promptly. Exposed metal will quickly rust and may develop into a major repair expense.

If your vehicle is damaged and requires any metal repair or replacement, be sure the body shop applies anti-corrosion materials to the parts repaired or replaced.

Finish maintenance
Washing To help protect your vehicle’s finish from rust and deterioration, wash it thoroughly and frequently at least once a month with lukewarm or cold water. If you use your vehicle for off-ro ...

Bright-metal maintenance
To remove road tar and insects, use a tar remover, not a scraper or other sharp object. To protect the surfaces of brightmetal parts from corrosion, apply a coating of wax or chrome preserv ...

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Kia Sportage QL (2015-2022) Owners Manual: Sunroof inside air recirculation


If the sunroof opens while the heater or Air Conditioning system operates, the outside (fresh) air will be selected automatically for ventilating the car. Then, if you select the recirculated air position, the outside (fresh) air will be selected automatically after 3 minutes. If you close th ...

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2022) Service Manual: Troubleshooting


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