KIA Niro: Reservoir Repair procedures


  1. Turn the ignition switch OFF and disconnect the battery (-) terminal.
  2. Drain the hydraulic oil from the reservoir using a syringe.
  3. Loosen the reservoir hose (A) and bolts (B) and then remove the reservoir.

Tightening torque : 3.9 - 5.9 N.m (0.4 - 0.6 kgf.m, 2.9 - 4.3 lb-ft)



  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.
  2. Operate by using KDS as in the order below after filling regulation hydraulic fluid in reservoir.

Specified hydraulic fluid : Brake fluid DOT 3 Quantity : Fill the hydraulic fluid to the reservoir so that it comes between the MAX and MIN levels of the reservoir.

(1) Bleed the air from engine clutch hydraulic pressure line.


Be sure to bleed air from the engine clutch hydraulic pressure line at outside temperature between 0 - 40ºC (32 - 104ºF). If not, the air bleeding would be not done well.



Refil the hydraulic fluid to MAX-MIN level, if the fluid is lower than MIN level while performing the air bleeding.


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