Kia Sportage: Changing the engine oil and filter - Engine oil - Maintenance - Kia Sportage SL Owners ManualKia Sportage: Changing the engine oil and filter

Third generation SL (2010–2016) / Kia Sportage SL Owners Manual / Maintenance / Engine oil / Changing the engine oil and filter

Have engine oil and filter changed by an authorized Kia dealer according to the Maintenance Schedule at the beginning of this section.

WARNING

Used engine oil may cause skin irritation or cancer if left in contact with the skin for prolonged periods of time. Used engine oil contains chemicals that have caused cancer in laboratory animals. Always protect your skin by washing your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water as soon as possible after handling used oil.

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