Kia Carens: What to do in an emergency / If the engine does not start

Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Owners Manual / What to do in an emergency / If the engine does not start

If engine doesn't turn over or turns over slowly

1. If your vehicle has an automatic transaxle/dual clutch transmission, be sure the shift lever is in N (Neutral) or P (Park) and the emergency brake is set.

2. Check the battery connections to be sure they are clean and tight.

3. Turn on the interior light. If the light dims or goes out when you operate the starter, the battery is discharged.

4. Check the starter connections to be sure they are securely tightened.

5. Do not push or pull the vehicle to start it. See instructions for "Jump starting".

WARNING

If the engine does not start, do not push or pull the vehicle to start it.This could result in a collision or cause other damage. In addition, push or pull starting may cause the catalytic converter (if equipped) to be overloaded and create a fire hazard.

If engine turns over normally but does not start

1. Check fuel level.

2. With the ignition switch in the LOCK/ OFF position, check all connectors at ignition, coil and spark plugs. Reconnect any that may be disconnected or loose.

3. Check the fuel line in the engine compartment.

4. If the engine still does not start, we recommend that you call an authorized Kia dealer.

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