Kia Sorento: Inner panel fuse replacement - Fuses - Maintenance - Kia Sorento XM Owners ManualKia Sorento: Inner panel fuse replacement

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM Owners Manual / Maintenance / Fuses / Inner panel fuse replacement

1. Turn the ignition switch and all other switches off.


1. Turn the ignition switch and all other switches off.

2. Open the fuse panel cover.

3. Pull the suspected fuse straight out. Use the removal tool provided on the


3. Pull the suspected fuse straight out. Use the removal tool provided on the engine compartment fuse panel cover.

4. Check the removed fuse; replace it if it is blown.

Spare fuses are provided in the engine compartment fuse panel.

5. Push in a new fuse of the same rating, and make sure it fits tightly in the clips.

If it fits loosely, consult an authorized Kia dealer.

If you do not have a spare, use a fuse of the same rating from a circuit you may not need for operating the vehicle, such as the power outlet fuse.

If the headlights or other electrical components do not work and the fuses are OK, check the fuse panel in the engine compartment. If a fuse is blown, it must be replaced.

Fuse switch

Always, put the fuse switch at the ON position.


Always, put the fuse switch at the ON position.

If you move the switch to the OFF position, some items such as audio and digital clock must be reset and transmitter (or smart key) may not work properly.

CAUTION

Always place the fuse switch in the ON position while driving the vehicle.

Engine compartment fuse replacement

1. Turn the ignition switch and all other switches off.


1. Turn the ignition switch and all other switches off.

2. Remove the fuse panel cover by pressing the tab and pulling the cover up.

3. Check the removed fuse; replace it if it is blown. To remove or insert the fuse, use the fuse puller in the engine compartment fuse panel.

4. Push in a new fuse of the same rating, and make sure it fits tightly in the clips. If it fits loosely, consult an authorized Kia dealer.

CAUTION

After checking the fuse panel in the engine compartment, securely install the fuse panel cover. If not, electrical failures may occur from water contact.

Multi fuse

If the multi fuse is blown, it must be removed as follows:


If the multi fuse is blown, it must be removed as follows:

1. Turn off the engine.

2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

3. Remove the nuts shown in the picture above.

4. Replace the fuse with a new one of the same rating.

5. Reinstall in the reverse order of removal.

✽ NOTICE

If the multi fuse is blown, consult an authorized Kia dealer.

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