Kia Carens: Hood / Opening the hood

Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Hood / Opening the hood

1. Pull the release lever to unlatch the hood. The hood should pop open slightly.

WARNING

Open the hood after turning off the engine on a flat surface, shifting the shift lever to the P(Park) position for automatic transaxle / dual clutch transmission and to the 1(First) gear or R(Reverse) for manual transaxle, and setting the parking brake.

2. Go to the front of the vehicle, raise the hood slightly, pull up the secondary latch (1) inside of the hood center and lift the hood (2).

3. Pull out the support rod.

4. Hold the hood opened with the support rod.

WARNING - Hot parts

Be very careful not to touch the support rod when the engine and parts are hot.You could get burned or get seriously injured.

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Closing the hood
1. Before closing the hood, check the following: All filler caps in engine compartment must be correctly installed. Gloves, rags or any other combustible material must be removed from the engine ...

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