Kia Carens: Tires and wheels / Wheel replacement

Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Owners Manual / Maintenance / Tires and wheels / Wheel replacement

When replacing the metal wheels for any reason, make sure the new wheels are equivalent to the original factory units in diameter, rim width and offset.

WARNING

A wheel that is not the correct size may adversely affect wheel and bearing life, braking and stopping abilities, handling characteristics, ground clearance, body-to-tire clearance, snow chain clearance, speedometer and odometer calibration, headlight aim and bumper height.

Tire replacement
If the tire is worn evenly, a tread wear indicator will appear as a solid band across the tread. This shows there is less than 1.6 mm (1/16 in.) of tread left on the tire. Replace the tire when thi ...

Tire traction
Tire traction can be reduced if you drive on worn tires, tires that are improperly inflated or on slippery road surfaces. Tires should be replaced when tread wear indicators appear. To reduce the po ...

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Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Owners Manual: Hazardous driving conditions


When hazardous driving conditions are encountered such as water, snow, ice, mud, sand, or similar hazards, follow these suggestions: Drive cautiously and allow extra distance for braking. Avoid sudden braking or steering. When braking with non-ABS brakes pump the brake pedal with a light up-and ...

Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Service Manual: Steering Column and Shaft Repair procedures


Replacement 1. Disconnect the battery negative cable from the battery and then wait for at least 30 seconds. 2. Turn the steering wheel so that the front wheels can face straight ahead. 3. Remove t ...

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