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: Clutch Pedal


Components and components location Components [Gasoline 1.6] 1. Clutch pedal assembly 2. Clutch pedal arm 3. Ignition lock & Clutch switch 4. Clutch master cylinder 5. Reservoir hose 6. Clutch tube [Gasoline 2.0] ...

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Service Manual: Engine Oil and Filter


Repair procedures Inspection Engine Oil Level    Be sure that the vehicle is on level ground. 1. Warm up and stop the engine, and then wait for 5 minutes. 2. Turn the ...

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