Kia Niro: Trailer Towing / Maintenance when trailer towing

Your vehicle will need service more often when you regularly pull a trailer. Important items to pay particular attention to include engine oil, transaxle fluid, axle lubricant and cooling system fluid. Brake condition is another important item to frequently check. Each item is covered in this manual, and the Index will help you find them quickly. If you’re trailering, it is a good idea to review these sections before you start your trip.

Do not forget to also maintain your trailer and hitch. Follow the maintenance schedule that accompanied your trailer and check it periodically. Preferably, conduct the check at the start of each day’s driving. Most importantly, all hitch nuts and bolts should be tight.

CAUTION

Parking on hills
Generally, if you have a trailer attached to your vehicle, you should not park your vehicle on a hill. People can be seriously or fatally injured, and both your vehicle and the trailer can be dama ...

If you do decide to pull a trailer
Here are some important points if you decide to pull a trailer: Consider using a sway control.You can ask a hitch dealer about sway control. Do not do any towing with your car during its first 2 ...

Other information:

Kia Niro 2017 (DE HEV) Service Manual: Radiator Repair procedures
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Kia Niro 2017 (DE HEV) Service Manual: Oil Level Gauge & Pipe Repair procedures
Removal and Installation 1. Remove the oil level gauge (A). 2. Remove the timing chain cover. (Refer to Timing System - "Timing Chain Cover") 3. Remove the Oil level gauge pipe (A). ...

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