Kia Sportage: Emergency starting / Push-starting

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2020) Owners Manual / What to do in an emergency / Emergency starting / Push-starting

Vehicles equipped with automatic transaxle lock system cannot be push-started.

Follow the directions in this section for jump-starting.

WARNING - Tow starting vehicle

Never tow a vehicle to start it. When the engine starts, the vehicle can suddenly surge forward and could cause a collision with the tow vehicle.

Jump starting
Jump starting can be dangerous if done incorrectly. Therefore, to avoid harm to yourself or damage to your vehicle or battery, follow these jump starting procedures. If in doubt, we strongly recom ...

If the engine overheats
If your temperature gauge indicates overheating, you experience a loss of power, or hear loud pinging or knocking, the engine will probably be too hot. If this happens, you should: 1.Pull off the ...

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Kia Sportage QL (2015-2020) Service Manual: Exhaust Manifold Repair procedures


Removal and Installation 1. Remove the engine cover. (Refer to Engine and Transaxle Assembly - "Engine Cover") 2. Disconnect the battery negative terminal. 3. Disconnect the front oxygen ...

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2020) Service Manual: Special service tools


Special Service Tools Tool Name / Number Illustration Description Crankshaft front oil seal installer 09214-3K000 Handle 09231-H1100 Valve stem seal installer ...

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