Kia Niro: Winter driving / Don't let ice and snow accumulate underneath

Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Winter driving / Don't let ice and snow accumulate underneath

Under some conditions, snow and ice can build up under the fenders and interfere with the steering. When driving in severe winter conditions where this may happen, you should periodically check underneath the vehicle to be sure the movement of the front wheels and the steering components is not obstructed.

Don't let your parking brake freeze
Under some conditions your parking brake can freeze in the engaged position. This is most likely to happen when there is an accumulation of snow or ice around or near the rear brakes or if the bra ...

Carry emergency equipment
Depending on the severity of the weather, you should carry appropriate emergency equipment. Some of the items you may want to carry include tire chains, tow straps or chains, flashlight, emergency ...

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Kia Niro 2017 (DE HEV) Service Manual: Parking Brake Assembly Repair procedures
Removal 1. Turn ignition switch OFF and disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the crash pad lower panel. (Refer to Body - "Crash Pad") 3. Remove the knee air bag. (Refer to Restrain ...

Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual: Coat hook
❈ This actual feature may differ from the illustration. A Coat hook is next to the rear grab handle. CAUTION Do not hang heavy clothes, since those may damage the hook. WARNING Do not hang other objects such as hangers or hard objects except clothes. Also, do not put heavy, sharp or bre ...

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