Kia Sorento: Fluid Replacement - Hydraulic System - Automatic Transaxle System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2020 Service ManualKia Sorento: Fluid Replacement

Second Generation XM (2011-2020) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2020 Service Manual / Automatic Transaxle System / Hydraulic System / Fluid Replacement

  
The ATF of the 6 speed automatic transaxle does not need to be replaced.If the vehicle is used in severe conditions or business use, replace ATF every 60,000 miles.
Severe usage is defined as
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Driving in rough road (Bumpy, Gravel, Snowy, Unpaved road, etc.)
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Driving in mountain road, ascent/descent
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Repetition of short distance driving
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More than 50% operation in heavy city traffic during hot weather above 32∞C(89.6∞F) .
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Police, Taxi, Commercial type operation or trailer towing, etc
1.
Remove the drain plug (A) and reinstall the drain plug after draining ATF totally.

Drain plug tightening torque :
38.2 ~ 48.1 N.m (3.9 ~ 4.9 kgf.m, 28.2 ~ 35.4 lb-ft)

  
Replace the gasket before reinstalling the drain plug.
2.
Fill the oil about 5 liters.
3.
Check the oil level.
(Refer to Hydraulic System - "Fluid")
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