Kia Niro: Hood / Opening the hood

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


Open the hood after turning off the engine on a flat surface, shifting the shift lever to the P(Park) position for dual clutch transmission and setting the parking brake.

2. Go to the front of the vehicle, raise the hood slightly, push the secondary latch (1) up side and lift the hood (2).

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

4. Pull out the stay rod.

5. Hold the hood opened with the stay rod (1).



Hood open warning
The warning message will appear on the LCD display when hood is open. The warning chime will operate when the vehicle is being driven above 3 km/h (2 mph) with the hood open. ...

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