Kia Forte: Scheduled maintenance service / Maintenance Under Severe Usage Conditions Turbo Models

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Owners Manual / Maintenance / Scheduled maintenance service / 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 conditions

A- Repeatedly driving short distances of less than 8 km (5 miles) in normal temperature or less than 16 km (10 miles) in freezing temperature

B- Extensive engine idling or low speed driving for long distances

C-Driving on rough, dusty, muddy, unpaved, graveled or saltspread roads

D-Driving in areas using salt or other corrosive materials or in very cold weather

E-Driving in heavy dust distances

F - Driving in heavy traffic areas

G- Driving on uphill, downhill, or mountain roads repeatedly

H-Towing a Trailer, or using a camper, or roof rack

I -Driving as a patrol car, taxi, other commercial use or vehicle towing

J - Driving over 170 km/h (106 mph)

K-Frequently driving in stop-and-go conditions

Normal Maintenance Schedule - Turbo Models
The following maintenance services must be performed to ensure good emission control and performance. Keep receipts for all vehicle emission services to protect your warranty. Where both mileage ...

Explanation of scheduled maintenance items
Engine oil and filter The engine oil and filter should be changed at the intervals specified in the maintenance schedule. If the vehicle is being driven in severe conditions, more frequent oi ...

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