Kia Forte: If you have a flat tire (With Tire Mobility Kit) / Checking the tire inflation pressure

Kia Forte 2019-2020 (BD) Owners Manual / What to do in an emergency / If you have a flat tire (With Tire Mobility Kit) / Checking the tire inflation pressure

1.After driving approximately 7~10 km (4~6 miles) or about 10 minutes, stop at a suitable location.

2.Connect the filling hose (3) of the compressor (clip mounted side) directly and then connect the filling hose (3) (opposite side) to the tire valve.

3.Connect the compressor to the vehicle power outlet using the cable and connectors.

4.Adjust the tire inflation pressure to 200 kPa (29 psi). With the ignition switched on, proceed as follows.

- To increase the inflation pressure: Switch on the compressor, position I. To check the current inflation pressure setting, briefly switch off the compressor.

WARNING

Do not let the compressor run for more than 10 minutes, otherwise the device will overheat and may be damaged.

- To reduce the inflation pressure: Press the button (9) on the compressor.

CAUTION - Tire pressure sensor

Do not use sealant not approved by Kia as it may damage the tire pressure sensors. The sealant on the tire pressure sensor and wheel should be removed when you replace the tire with a new one and inspect the tire pressure sensors at an authorized dealer.

WARNING

The tire inflation pressure must be at least 200 kPa, 2 bar (29 psi). If it is not, do not continue driving. Call for road side service or towing.

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Technical Data
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