Kia Sorento: Flat tire - What to do in an emergency - Kia Sorento XM Owners ManualKia Sorento: Flat tire

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM Owners Manual / What to do in an emergency / Flat tire

The jack, jack handle, wheel lug nut wrench are stored in the luggage compartment.


The jack, jack handle, wheel lug nut wrench are stored in the luggage compartment.

Pull up the luggage box cover to reach this equipment.

(1) Jack handle
(2) Jack
(3) Wheel lug nut wrench
(4) Socket

Jacking instructions

The jack is provided for emergency tire changing only.

To prevent the jack from rattling while the vehicle is in motion, store it properly.

Follow jacking instructions to reduce the possibility of personal injury.

WARNING - Changing tires

Removing and storing the spare tire

Your spare tire is stored underneath your vehicle, directly below the cargo area.


Your spare tire is stored underneath your vehicle, directly below the cargo area.

To remove the spare tire:

1.Open the tailgate.

2.Find the hex bolt cover and bend the cover back.

3.Connect the socket and wheel lug nut wrench.


3.Connect the socket and wheel lug nut wrench.

4.Use the wheel lug nut wrench to loosen the bolt enough to lower the spare tire.

Turn the wrench counterclockwise until the spare tire reaches the ground.

5.After the spare tire reaches the ground, continue to turn the wrench counterclockwise,


5.After the spare tire reaches the ground, continue to turn the wrench counterclockwise, and draw the spare tire outside. Never rotate the wrench excessively, otherwise the spare tire carrier may be damaged.

6.Remove the retainer (1) from the center of the spare tire.

To store the spare tire:


To store the spare tire:

1.Lay the tire on the ground with the valve stem facing up.

2.Place the wheel under the vehicle and install the retainer (1) through the wheel center.

3.Turn the wrench clockwise until it clicks.

WARNING

Ensure the spare tire retainer is properly aligned with the center of the spare tire to prevent the spare tire from rattling. Otherwise, it may cause the spare tire to fall off the carrier and lead to an accident.

Changing a tire with TPMS
If you have a flat tire, the Low Tire Pressure telltale will come on. Have the flat tire repaired by an authorized Kia dealer as soon as possible or replace the flat tire with the spare tire. CAUTI ...

Changing tires
1.Park on a level surface and apply the parking brake firmly. 2.Place the transaxle shift lever in R (Reverse) with manual transaxle or P (Park) with automatic transaxle. 3.Activate the hazard wa ...

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