Kia Sorento: Opening the hood - Hood - Features of your vehicle - Kia Sorento XM Owners ManualKia Sorento: Opening the hood

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Hood / Opening the hood

1. Pull the release lever to unlatch the hood. The hood should pop open slightly.


1. Pull the release lever to unlatch the hood. The hood should pop open slightly.

WARNING

Open the hood after turning off the engine on a flat surface, shifting the shift lever to the P (Park) position for automatic transaxle and to the 1st (First) gear or R (Reverse) for manual transaxle, and setting the parking brake.

2. Go to the front of the vehicle, raise the hood slightly, pull the secondary


2. Go to the front of the vehicle, raise the hood slightly, pull the secondary latch (1) inside of the hood center and lift the hood (2).

3. Raise the hood. It will completely rise by itself after it has been raised about halfway .

Closing the hood

1. Before closing the hood, check the following:

2. Lower the hood halfway and push down to securely lock in place.

WARNING

WARNING

WARNING

When you check the engine compartment, Take caution to avoid contacting your


When you check the engine compartment, Take caution to avoid contacting your head with the safety hook which is located inside of the hood.

Hood
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Fuel filler lid
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See also:

Intake Actuator Replacement
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Good driving practices
Never move the gear shift lever from P (Park) to any other position with the accelerator pedal depressed. Never move the gear shift lever into P (Park) when the vehicle is in motion. Be sure ...

Immobilizer Control Unit Installation
1. Install the immobilizer control unit after connecting the unit connector. 2. Install the crash pad lower panel. ...

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