KIA Niro: Changing a tire equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (Kia Niro EV)

Contact a professional workshop or seek other qualified assistance. Kia recommends to call an authorized Kia dealer/ service partner.

INFORMATION

You may not be able to identify a low tire by simply looking at it. Always use a good quality tire pressure gauge to measure the tire's inflation pressure. Note that a tire that is hot (from being driven) will have a higher pressure measurement than a tire that is cold (from sitting stationary for at least 3 hours and driven less than 1 mile (1.6 km) during that 3 hour period).

Allow the tire to cool before measuring the inflation pressure. Always be sure the tire is cold before inflating to the recommended pressure.

A cold tire means the vehicle has been sitting for 3 hours and driven for less than 1 mile (1.6 km) in that 3 hour period.

WARNING

  • The TPMS cannot alert you to severe and sudden tire damage caused by external factors such as nails or road debris.
  • If you feel any vehicle instability, immediately take your foot off the accelerator, apply the brakes gradu ally and with light force, and slowly move to a safe position off the road.
  • Tampering with, modifying, or disabling the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) components may interfere with the system's ability to warn the driver of low tire pressure conditions and/or TPMS malfunctions.

    Tampering with, modifying, or disabling the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) components may void the warranty for that portion of the vehicle.

WARNING

For Europe

  • Do not modify the vehicle, it may interfere with the TPMS function.
  • The wheels on the market do not have a TPMS sensor. For your safety, use parts for replacement from a professional workshop. Kia recommends visiting an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.
  • If you use the wheels on the market, use a TPMS sensor approved by an authorized Kia dealer.

    If your vehicle is not equipped with a TPMS sensor or TPMS does not work properly, you may fail the periodic vehicle inspection conducted in your country.

  • All vehicles sold in the EUROPE market during below period must be equipped with TPMS.
  • New model vehicle: Nov. 1, 2012 ~
  • Current model vehicle: Nov. 1, 2014~ (Based on vehicle registrations)

CAUTION

We recommend that you use the sealant approved by Kia if your vehicle is equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System. The liquid sealant can damage the tire pressure sensors.

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