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Third generation SL (2010–2016) / Kia Sportage SL Owners Manual / Maintenance / Emission control system / 3. Exhaust emission control system

The Exhaust Emission Control System is a highly effective system which controls exhaust emissions while maintaining good vehicle performance.

Vehicle modifications

This vehicle should not be modified. Modification of your vehicle could affect its performance, safety or durability and may even violate governmental safety and emissions regulations.

In addition, damage or performance problems resulting from any modification may not be covered under warranty.

Engine exhaust gas precautions (carbon monoxide)

WARNING - Exhaust

Engine exhaust gases contain carbon monoxide (CO). Though colorless and odorless, it is dangerous and could be lethal if inhaled. Follow the instructions on this page to avoid CO poisoning.

WARNING - Catalytic converter

Keep away from the catalytic converter and exhaust system while the vehicle is running or immediately thereafter. The exhaust and catalytic systems are very hot and may burn you.

2. Evaporative emission control (including ORVR: Onboard Refueling Vapor Recovery) system
The Evaporative Emission Control System is designed to prevent fuel vapors from escaping into the atmosphere. (The ORVR system is designed to allow the vapors from the fuel tank to be loaded into ...

Operating precautions for catalytic converters
WARNING - Fire Do not park, idle or drive the vehicle over or near flammable objects, such as grass, vegetation, paper, leaves, etc. A hot exhaust system can ignite flammable items under ...

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Components and Components Location
Components Location 1. Automatic transaxle2. Valve body assembly3. Oil pump assembly ...

Repair procedures
Operation and Leakage Check Check all of the following items: ComponentProcedureBrake Booster (A)Check brake operation by applying the brakes during a test drive. If the brakes seem hard to ...

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