Kia Forte: Driving your vehicle / Special driving conditions

Kia Forte 2019-2023 (BD) Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Special driving conditions

Hazardous driving conditions

When hazardous driving conditions are encountered such as water, snow, ice, mud, sand, or similar hazards, follow these suggestions:

Do not pump the brake pedal on a vehicle equipped with ABS.

WARNING - Downshifting

Do not downshift with an intelligent variable transmission while driving on slippery surfaces. The sudden change in tire speed could cause the tires to skid and result in an accident.

Economical operation
Your vehicle's fuel economy depends mainly on your style of driving, where you drive and when you drive. Each of these factors affects how many miles (kilometers) you can get from a gallon (l ...

Rocking the vehicle
If it is necessary to rock the vehicle to free it from snow, sand, or mud, first turn the steering wheel right and left to clear the area around your front wheels. Then, shift back and forth ...

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Kia Forte 2019-2023 (BD) Owners Manual: Tire specification and pressure label, Engine number


Tire specification and pressure label The tires supplied on your new vehicle are chosen to provide the best performance for normal driving. The tire label located on the driver's side center pillar gives the tire pressures recommended for your vehicle. Engine number ■ Gasoline engi ...

Kia Forte 2019-2023 (BD) Service Manual: Trailing Arm


Repair procedures Removal and Installation 1. Remove the rear wheel and tire (A). Tightening torque : 107.9 - 127.5 N·m (11.0 - 13.0 kgf·m, 79.6 - 94.0 lb·ft)    ...

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