Kia Sorento: Engine Oil Inspection - Lubrication System - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service ManualKia Sorento: Engine Oil Inspection

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Lubrication System / Engine Oil Inspection

1.
Check the engine oil quality.
Check the oil deterioration, entry of water, discoloring of thinning. If the quality is visibly poor, replace the oil.
2.
Check the engine oil level.
After engine warm up stop the engine wait 5 minutes then check the oil level. Oil level should be between the "L" and "F" marks on the dipstick. If low check for leakage and add oil up to the "F" mark.
  
Do not fill with engine oil above the "F" mark.

Selection Of Engine Oil

Recommendation :
5W-20 / API SM, ILSAC GF4
(If not available, refer to the recommended API or ILSAC classification
API classification: SL, SM or above
ILSAC classification : GF3, GF4 or above
ACEA classification : A3, A5 or above
SAE viscosity grade : Refer to the recommended SAE viscosity number

  
For best performance and maximum protection of all types of operation, select only those lubricants which :
1.
Satisfy the requirement of the API or ILSAC classification.
2.
Have proper SAE grade number for expected ambient temperature range.
3.
Lubricants that do not have both an SAE grade number and API or ILSAC service classification on the container should not be used.
Engine Oil: Oil and filter replacement
   • Prolonged and repeated contact with mineral oil will result in the removal of natural fats ...

Oil Cooler Removal
1. Loosen the drain plug, and drain the coolant. Remove the radiator cap to help drain the coolant faster. 2. Disconnect the oil cooler coo ...

See also:

Active ECO operation
Active ECO helps improve fuel efficiency by controlling certain engine and transaxle system operating parameters. Fuel efficiency depends on the driver's driving habit and road condition. ...

Air Ventilation Seat Installation
1. Install the blower fan. 2. Install the seat back and cushion. ...

Front Lower Arm Removel
1. Remove the front wheel and tire (A) from front hub . Tightening torque: 88.2 ~ 107.8 N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0 kgf.m, 65.0 ~ 79.5 lb-ft) ...

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