Kia Sportage: Opening the hood / Hood open warning

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2020) Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Hood / Opening the hood / Hood open warning

The warning message will appear on the LCD display when hood is open.

The warning chime will operate when the vehicle is being driven at or above 3km/h with the hood open.

Opening the hood
1. Pull the release lever to unlatch the hood. The hood should pop open slightly. Open the hood after turning off the engine on a flat surface, shifting the shift lever to the P (Park) position a ...

Closing the hood
1. Before closing the hood, check the following: All filler caps in engine compartment must be correctly installed. Gloves, rags or any other combustible material must be removed from the eng ...

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