KIA Niro: In the event of an emergency while driving

If the vehicle stalls while driving

Operation

  1. Reduce the speed and keep a straight line.
  2. Stop the vehicle to a safe place.
  3. Turn the hazard warning flasher on.
  4. Start the vehicle again.

If the engine still does not start, contact a professional workshop or seek other qualified assistance. Kia recommends to call an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.

If the engine stalls at a crossroad or crossing

Operation

  1. Change the gear to N (Neutral).
  2. Push the vehicle to a safe place.

If you have a flat tire while driving

Operation

  1. Reduce the speed slowly and keep a straight line.
  2. Stop the vehicle to a safe leveled place away from traffic.
  3. Turn the hazard warning flasher on.
  4. Set the parking brake.
  5. Change the gear to P (Parking).
  6. Have all passengers get out of the vehicle away from traffic.

Refer to "If you have a flat tire (with spare tire) (if equipped)"  or "If you have a flat tire (with Tire Mobility Kit) (if equipped)"

If the engine does not start

INFORMATION

When the engine does not start, first check to see how much fuel there is and whether the battery is discharged.

If engine does not turn over or turns over slowly

Operation

  1. Set the parking brake.
  2.  Change the gear to P (Park) or N (Neutral).
  3. Check if the battery and starter connections are clean and tight.
  • The battery is discharged if the interior light dims or goes out when you start the vehicle.

WARNING

If the engine does not start, do not push or pull the vehicle to start it. This could result in a collision or cause other damage.

In addition, push or pull starting may cause the catalytic converter to be overloaded and create a fire hazard.

NOTICE

Do not start the vehicle by pulling or pushing. Refer to "Jump-starting"

If engine turns over normally but does not start

Operation

  1. Check the following:
  • Fuel level. Add fuel if necessary.
  • Ignition coils and spark plug connectors.

    Reconnect any that may be disconnected or loose.

  • Fuel line in the engine compartment.

If the engine still does not start, contact a professional workshop or seek other qualified assistance. Kia recommends to call an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.

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