2008 KIA Sportage Owner Manual and Maintenance Guide

Your dealer has factory-trained right to discontinue or change specifications or design at technicians, recommended special tools, genuine Kia any time without notice and without incurring any oblig- replacement parts and is dedicated to your complete sat- ation. If you have questions, always check with your Kia isfaction. engine.

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2008 KIA Sportage Owner Manual and Maintenance Guide

  • Introduction
  • Your vehicle at a glance
  • Knowing your vehicle
  • Driving your vehicle
  • Driving tips
  • In case of an emergency
  • Maintenance
  • Specifications
  • Index
  • How to use this manual / 1-2
  • Vehicle handling instructions / 1-3
  • Vehicle break-in process / 1-3
  • Interior overview / 2-2
  • Instrument panel overview / 2-3
  • Keys / 3-2
  • Remote keyless entry / 3-3
  • Theft-alarm system / 3-5
  • Immobilizer system / 3-6
  • Door locks / 3-9
  • Knowing your vehicle
  • Window / 3-16
  • Seat / 3-19
  • Safety belts / 3-30
  • Airbags-supplemental restraint system / 3-54
  • Hood / 3-80
  • Fuel filler lid / 3-82
  • Mirrors / 3-85
  • Interior lights / 3-89
  • Storage compartment / 3-91
  • Interior features / 3-94
  • Sunroof / 3-100
  • Luggage net / 3-104
  • Tonneau cover / 3-105
  • Luggage center box / 3-107
  • Roof rack / 3-108
  • Antenna / 3-109

The ignition, key would enable children to, operate power windows or other, controls, or even make the vehicle move, which could result in, Key operations, serious bodily injury or even, death. Never leave the keys in, your vehicle with unsupervised, children. Use only Kia original parts for the, ignition key in your vehicle. If an, aftermarket key is used, the ignition, switch may not return to ON after, START. If this happens, the starter, will continue to operate causing, damage to the starter motor and, possible fire due to excessive current, in the wiring. REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (IF EQUIPPED), Panic (, , if equipped), Keep the transmitter away from, water or any liquid. If the keyless, entry system is inoperative due to, exposure to water or liquids, it will, not be covered by your manufacturer vehicle warranty. The transmitter will not work if any, of following occur, * The ignition key is in ignition, switch. * You exceed the operating distance, limit (about 10 m [30 feet]). * The battery in the transmitter is, weak. Lock (, * Other vehicles or objects may be, blocking the signal. * The weather is extremely cold. Unlock (, * The transmitter is close to a radio, transmitter such as a radio station, or an airport which can interfere, with normal operation of the, transmitter.
When the transmitter does not work, After pressing this button, the, correctly, open and close the door, doors will be locked automatiwith the ignition key. If you have a, cally unless you open them, problem with the transmitter, conwithin 30 seconds. tact an authorized Kia Dealer. This device complies, with, Industry Canada Standard RSSThe keyless entry system transmit210. ter is designed to give you years of, troublefree use, however it can malfunction if exposed to moisture or, static electricity. If you are unsure, how to use your transmitter or, replace the battery, contact an, authorized Kia dealer. WARNING, Battery replacement, Changes or modifications not, expressly approved by the party, responsible for compliance, could void the user\’s authority, * Using the wrong battery can cause, to operate the equipment. the transmitter to malfunction. Be, sure to use the correct battery.
To avoid damaging the transmitter, don\’t drop it, get it wet, or, expose it to heat or sunlight. THEFT-ALARM SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED), Armed stage, * If any door, rear hatch/window or, engine hood remains open, the, system will not be armed. If this, happens, rearm the system as, described previous. * Do not arm the system until all, passengers have left the vehicle. If the system is armed while, a passenger(s) remains in the, vehicle, the alarm may be activated when the remaining passenger(s) leaves the vehicle. IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM, Alarm stage, Disarmed stage, (IF EQUIPPED), Avoid trying to start the engine, while the alarm is activated. The, vehicle starting motor is disabled, during the alarm stage. To deactivate the immobilizer sysLimp home (override) procetem, When starting the engine, do not use, dure, the key with other immobilizer keys, around. Otherwise the engine may, not start or may stop soon after it, To activate the immobilizer sysstarts. Keep each key separately not, to have any malfunction after you, receive your new vehicle.
CAUTION, Do not put metal accessories, near the key or ignition switch. The engine may not start for the, metal accessories may interrupt, the transponder signal from, In order to prevent theft of your, normally transmitting. vehicle, do not leave spare keys, anywhere in your vehicle. Your, Immobilizer password is a customer unique password and, should be kept confidential. Do, not leave this number anywhere, in your vehicle. The transponder in your ignition, key is an important part of the, immobilizer system. It is designed to, give years of troublefree service,, however you should avoid exposure, to moisture, static electricity and, rough handling. Immobilizer system malfunction could occur. Do not change, alter or adjust the, immobilizer system because it could, cause the immobilizer system to, If you cannot start your engine in, malfunction and should only be serviced by an authorized Kia dealer. spite of limp home procedure, have, your vehicle towed by an authorized, Malfunctions caused by improper, Kia dealer for inspection and necesalterations, adjustments or modifisary repairs. cations to the immobilizer system, are not covered by your vehicle, manufacturer warranty.
DOOR LOCKS, Operating door locks from, outside the vehicle, Always remove the ignition key,, engage the parking brake, close all, windows and lock all doors when, leaving your vehicle unattended. If the door is locked/unlocked multiple times in rapid succession with, either the vehicle key or door lock, switch, the system may stop operating temporarily in order to protect, the circuit and prevent damage to, system components. WARNING – Door lock, malfunction, If a power door lock ever fails to, function while you are in the, vehicle, try one or more of the, following techniques to exit, inside the vehicle, * Operate the door unlock feaWith the door lock button, ture repeatedly (both electronic and manual) while simultaneously pulling on the door, handle. * Operate the other door locks, and handles, front and rear. * Lower a front window and use, the key to unlock the door, from outside. * Move to the cargo area and, open the rear hatch. CAUTION – Doors, * The doors should always be, fully closed and locked while, the vehicle is in motion to prevent accidental opening of the, door. Locked doors will also, discourage potential intruders, when the vehicle stops or, slows. * Be careful when opening, doors and watch for vehicles,, motorcycles,, bicycles or, pedestrians approaching the, vehicle in the path of the door. Opening a door when something is approaching can, cause damage or injury. With central door lock switch

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