Kia Sportage: Brake system / Parking brake – Foot type

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2024) Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Brake system / Parking brake – Foot type

Applying the parking brake

To engage the parking brake, first apply the foot brake and then depress the parking brake pedal down as far as possible.

CAUTION - Parking brake

Driving with the parking brake applied will cause excessive brake pad (or lining) and brake rotor wear.

Power brakes
Your vehicle has power-assisted brakes that adjust automatically through normal usage. In the event that the power-assisted brakes lose power because of a stalled engine or some other reason, you ...

Releasing the parking brake
To release the parking brake, depress the parking brake pedal a second time while applying the foot brake. The pedal will automatically extend to the fully released position. WARNING - Parking ...

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