Kia Forte: Hood / Closing the hood

Kia Forte 2019-2023 (BD) Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Hood / Closing the hood

1. Before closing the hood, check the following:

2. Return the support rod to its clip to prevent it from rattling.

3. Lower the hood until it is about 30 cm (1 ft.) above the closed position and let it drop. Make sure that it locks into place.

4. Check that the hood has engaged properly. If the hood can be raised slightly, it is not properly engaged. Open it again and close it with a little more force.

WARNING - Fire risk

Do not leave gloves, rags or any other combustible material in the engine compartment. Doing so may cause a heat-induced fire.

Hood
Opening the hood 1. Pull the release lever to unlatch the hood. The hood should pop open slightly. Open the hood after turning off the engine on a flat surface, shifting the shift lever to ...

Hood open warning
The warning message will appear on the LCD display when hood is open. The warning chime will operate when the vehicle is being driven at or above 3 km/h (2 mph) with the hood open. WARNING ...

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Kia Forte 2019-2023 (BD) Owners Manual: Maintenance Under Severe Usage Conditions Turbo Models


The following items must be serviced more frequently on cars normally used under severe driving conditions. Refer to the chart below for the appropriate maintenance intervals. R : Replace I : Inspect and, after inspection, clean, adjust, repair or replace if necessary Severe driving con ...

Kia Forte 2019-2023 (BD) Owners Manual: Side repeater lamp (Bulb type) bulb replacement


1. Remove the lamp assembly from the vehicle by prying the lens and pulling the assembly out. 2. Disconnect the bulb electrical connector. 3. Separate the socket and the lens parts by turning the socket counterclockwise until the tabs on the socket align with the slots on the lens pa ...

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