Kia Niro: Emergency starting / Push-starting

Vehicles equipped with dual clutch transmission cannot be push-started. Follow the directions in this section for jump-starting.

WARNING

Never tow a vehicle to start it because the sudden surge forward when the engine starts could cause a collision with the tow vehicle.

Jump starting procedure
1.Make sure the booster battery is 12-volt and that its negative terminal is grounded. 2.If the booster battery is in another vehicle, do not allow the vehicles come in contact. 3.Turn off all u ...

If the engine overheats
If your temperature gauge indicates overheating, you will experience a loss of power, or hear loud pinging or knocking, the engine is probably too hot. If this happens, you should: 1.Pull off the ...

Other information:

Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual: Driver's Attention
The driver must be cautious in the below situations, because the system may not detect other vehicles or objects in certain circumstances. - The vehicle drives on a curved road or through a tollgate. - The sensor is polluted with rain, snow, mud, etc. - The rear bumper, in which the sensor is l ...

Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual: Rocking the vehicle
If it is necessary to rock the vehicle to free it from snow, sand, or mud, first turn the steering wheel right and left to clear the area around your front wheels. Then, shift back and forth between R (Reverse) and any forward gear in vehicles equipped with an Dual clutch transmission. Do not ...

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