Kia Forte: Maintenance / Parking brake

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Owners Manual / Maintenance / Parking brake

Checking the parking brake

Check the stroke of the parking brake by counting the number of “clicks’’ heard while fully applying it from the released position. Also, the parking brake alone should securely hold the vehicle on a fairly steep grade. If the stroke is more or less than specified, have the parking brake adjusted by an authorized Kia dealer.

Stroke : 5~7 “clicks’’ at a force of 20 kg, 196 N (44 lbs).

Washer fluid
Checking the washer fluid level The reservoir is translucent so that you can check the level with a quick visual inspection. Check the fluid level in the washer fluid reservoir and add flu ...

Air cleaner
Filter replacement The air filter must be replaced when necessary, and should not be washed. While inspecting the air cleaner compartment, the air filter can be cleaned using compressed ai ...

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Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Service Manual: Receiver-Drier


Repair procedures Replacement 1. Remove the condenser. 2. Remove the cap (A) on the bottom of the condenser with a L wrench. Tightening torque : 9.81 - 14.71 N·m (1.0 - 1.5 kgf·m, 7.2 - 10.8 lb·ft) ...

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Owners Manual: Parking Brake & Brake Fluid Warning Light


This warning light illuminates: Once you set the ignition switch or Engine Start/Stop Button to the ON position. - It illuminates for approximately 3 seconds - It remains on if the parking brake is applied. When the parking brake is applied. When the brake fluid level in ...

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