Kia Sportage: Automatic transaxle / Good driving practices

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2019) Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Automatic transaxle / Good driving practices

✽ NOTICE - Kickdown Mechanism

Use the kickdown mechanism for maximum acceleration. Depress the accelerator pedal beyond the pressure point. The automatic transaxle will shift to a lower gear depending on the engine speed.

Ignition key interlock system
The ignition key cannot be removed unless the shift lever is in the P (Park) position. Even if the ignition switch is in the LOCK position, the key cannot be removed. If your vehicle is equipped ...

Moving up a steep grade from a standing start
To move up a steep grade from a standing start, depress the brake pedal, shift the shift lever to D (Drive). Select the appropriate gear depending on load weight and steepness of the grade, and re ...

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Kia Sportage QL (2015-2019) Service Manual: Compressor Repair procedures


Removal 1. If the compressor is marginally operable, run the engine at idle speed, and let the air conditioning work for a few minutes, then shut the engine off. 2. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. ...

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2019) Service Manual: Repair procedures


Adjustment 1. After loosening the tailgate hinge (A) mounting bolts, adjust the tailgate by moving it up and down, or right and left. 2. Adjust the tail gate height by turning the tailgate overslam bumpers (B). ...

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