Kia Carens: Lubrication System / Engine Oil Repair procedures

Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Lubrication System / Engine Oil Repair procedures

Replacement
  
Prolonged and repeated contact with mineral oil will result in the removal of natural fats from the skin, leading to dryness, irritation and dermatitis. In addition, used engine oil contains potentially harmful contaminants which may cause skin cancer.
Exercise caution in order to minimize the length and frequency of contact of your skin to used oil. Wear protective clothing and gloves. Wash your skin thoroughly with soap and water, or use water-less hand cleaner, to remove any used engine oil. Do not use gasoline, thinners, or solvents.
In order to preserve the environment, used oil and used oil filter must be disposed of only at designated disposal sites.
1.
Drain engine oil.
(1)
Remove the oil filler cap.
(2)
Remove the oil drain plug, and drain the oil into a container.
2.
Replace the oil filter.
(1)
Remove the oil filter (A) with the oil filter wrench (09263-2E000).
(2)
Clean the oil filter seating surface of the filter base.
(3)
Apply a light coat of new engine oil to the gasket of a new oil filter.
(4)
Install the new oil filter by hand till the gasket seats.
(5)
Tighten the oil filter to the specified torque using the oil filter wrench.
Tightening torque :
11.8 ~ 15.7 N.m (1.2 ~ 1.6 kgf.m, 8.7 ~ 11.6 lb-ft)

3.
Refill with engine oil.
(1)
Clean and install the oil drain plug with a new gasket.
Tightening torque :
34.3 ~ 44.1N.m (3.5 ~ 4.5kgf.m, 25.3 ~ 32.5lb-ft)
(2)
Fill with fresh engine oil.
Capacity
Total : 3.7 ~ 4.0L (3.91 ~ 4.22US qt, 3.25 ~ 3.51lmp qt)
Oil pan : 3.3L (3.48US qt, 2.90lmp qt)
Drain and refill in cluding oil filter :
3.6L (3.80US qt, 3.16lmp qt)
(3)
Install the oil filler cap.
4.
Start engine and check for oil leaks.
5.
Recheck the engine oil level.
6.
To reset the service interval to the recommended mileage, refer to the service mode section in the owner's manual for procedure (if applicable).
Inspection
Engine Oil
1.
Check the engine oil quality.
Check the oil deterioration, entry of water, discoloring of thinning.
If the quality is visibly poor, replace the oil.
2.
Check the engine oil level.
After warning up the engine and then 5 minutes after the engine stop, oil level should be between the "L" and "F" marks in the dipstick.
If low, check for leakage and add oil up to the "F" mark.
  
Do not fill with engine oil above the "F" mark.
Selection of Engine Oil
Recommendation
ACEA A5 or above/5W-30
Allowed Oil Grade
API SL, SM or above
ILSAC GF-3, GF4 or above
ACEA A3, A5 or above
Allowed SAE Viscosity

  
For best performance and maximum protection of all types of operation, select only those lubricants which :
1)
Satisfy the requirement of the ACEA, API or ILSAC classification.
2)
Have proper SAE grade number for expected ambient temperature range.
3)
Lubricants that do not have both an SAE grade number and ACEA, API or ILSAC service classification on the container should not be used.
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