Kia Carens: Trailer Towing / Maintenance when trailer towing

Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Trailer Towing / Maintenance when trailer towing

Your vehicle will need service more often when you regularly pull a trailer. Important items to pay particular attention to include engine oil, transmission fluid, axle lubricant and cooling system fluid. Brake condition is another important item to frequently check. Each item is covered in this manual, and the Index will help you find them quickly. If you’re trailering, it is a good idea to review these sections before you start your trip.

Do not forget to also maintain your trailer and hitch. Follow the maintenance schedule that accompanied your trailer and check it periodically. Preferably, conduct the check at the start of each day’s driving. Most importantly, all hitch nuts and bolts should be tight.

CAUTION

Parking on hills
Generally, if you have a trailer attached to your vehicle, you should not park your vehicle on a hill. People can be seriously or fatally injured, and both your vehicle and the trailer can be damage ...

If you do decide to pull a trailer
Here are some important points if you decide to pull a trailer: Consider using a sway control.You can ask a hitch dealer about sway control. Do not do any towing with your car during its first 2,00 ...

Other information:

Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Owners Manual: Trip A/B (for Type A cluster)


Tripmeter (1) The tripmeter is the total driving distance since the last tripmeter reset. - Distance range: 0.0 ~ 9999.9 km or mi. To reset the tripmeter, press the RESET button on the steering wheel for more than 1 second when the tripmeter is displayed. Average Vehicle Speed (2) The av ...

Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Owners Manual: ESC operation off


ESC OFF state This car has 2 kinds of ESC off states. If the engine stops when ESC is off, ESC remains off. Upon restarting the engine, the ESC will automatically turn on again. • ESC off state 1 To cancel ESC operation, press the ESC OFF button (ESC OFF ) shortly (ESC OFF indicator light (ESC ...

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