Kia Carens: Starting the engine / Starting the diesel engine

Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / ENGINE START/STOP button / Starting the engine / Starting the diesel engine

To start the diesel engine when the engine is cold, it has to be pre-heated before starting the engine and then have to be warmed up before starting to drive.

1.Make sure the parking brake is applied.

2.Manual Transaxle - Depress the clutch pedal fully and shift the transaxle into Neutral. Keep the clutch pedal and brake pedal depressed while pressing the engine start/stop button to the START position.

Dual clutch transmission - Place the transaxle shift lever in P (Park). Depress the brake pedal fully.

You can also start the engine when the shift lever is in the N (Neutral) position.

3.Press the engine start/stop button while depressing the brake pedal.

4.Continue depressing the brake pedal until the illuminated glow indicator goes off. (approximately 5 seconds)

5.The engine starts running when the glow indicator goes off.

✽ NOTICE

If the engine start/stop button is pressed once more while the engine is pre-heating, the engine may start.

Starting and stopping the engine for turbocharger intercooler

1.Do not race or accelerate the engine immediately after starting.

If the engine is cold, idle for several seconds before sufficient lubrication is ensured in the turbocharger unit.

2.After high speed or extended driving, requiring a heavy engine load, idle the engine about 1 minute before turning it off.

This idle time will allow the turbocharger to cool prior to shutting the engine off.

CAUTION

Do not turn the engine off immediately after it has been subjected to a heavy load. Doing so may cause severe damage to the engine or turbocharger unit.

Stopping manual transaxle vehicles

1. After safely parking the vehicle, press the clutch pedal and brake pedal at the same time.

2. While depressing the clutch pedal and brake pedal at the same time, shift the transaxle lever to ‘N’.

WARNING

The engine will start, only when the smart key is in the vehicle.

Never allow children or any person who is unfamiliar with the vehicle touch the engine start/stop button or related parts.

CAUTION

If the engine stalls while the vehicle is in motion, do not attempt to move the shift lever to the P (Park) position. If the traffic and road conditions permit, you may put the shift lever in the N (Neutral) position while the vehicle is still moving and press the engine start/stop button in an attempt to restart the engine.

✽ NOTICE

CAUTION

Do not press the engine start/stop button for more than 10 seconds except when the stop lamp fuse is blown.

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