Kia Carens: Maintenance / Engine coolant

Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Owners Manual / Maintenance / Engine coolant

The high-pressure cooling system has a reservoir filled with year-round antifreeze coolant. The reservoir is filled at the factory.

Check the antifreeze protection and coolant concentration level at least once a year, at the beginning of the winter season, and before traveling to a colder climate.

CAUTION

Engine oil
Checking the engine oil level 1. Be sure the vehicle is on level ground. 2. Start the engine and allow it to reach normal operating temperature. 3. Turn the engine off and wait for a few minutes (abo ...

Checking the coolant level
WARNING Removing radiator cap Never attempt to remove the radiator cap while the engine is operating or hot. Doing so might lead to cooling system and engine damage and could result in serious ...

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Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Owners Manual: Hazardous driving conditions


When hazardous driving conditions are encountered such as water, snow, ice, mud, sand, or similar hazards, follow these suggestions: Drive cautiously and allow extra distance for braking. Avoid sudden braking or steering. When braking with non-ABS brakes pump the brake pedal with a light up-and ...

Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Service Manual: Mode Control Actuator Repair procedures


Inspection 1. Turn the ignition switch OFF. 2. Disconnect the mode control actuator connector. 3. Verify that the mode control actuator operates to the defrost mode when connecting 12V to terminal 3 a ...

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