Kia Rio: Parking brake - Maintenance - Kia Rio UB 2012-2019 Owners ManualKia Rio: Parking brake

Checking the parking brake


Checking the parking brake

Check the stroke of the parking brake by counting the number of clicks heard while fully applying it from the released position. Also, the parking brake alone should securely hold the vehicle on a fairly steep grade. If the stroke is more or less than specified, have the parking brake adjusted by an authorized Kia dealer.

Stroke : 6~8 clicks at a force of 44 lbs (20 kg, 196 N).

Air cleaner

Filter replacement


Filter replacement

It must be replaced when necessary, and should not be washed.

You can clean the filter when inspecting the air cleaner element.

Clean the filter by using compressed air.

1. Loosen the air cleaner cover attaching clips and open the cover.


1. Loosen the air cleaner cover attaching clips and open the cover.

2. Wipe the inside of the air cleaner.


2. Wipe the inside of the air cleaner.

3. Replace the air cleaner filter.

4. Lock the cover with the cover attaching clips.

Replace the filter according to the Maintenance Schedule.

If the vehicle is operated in extremely dusty or sandy areas, replace the element more often than the usual recommended intervals. (Refer to Maintenance under severe usage conditions in this section.)

CAUTION - Air filter maintenance

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