Kia Sportage: Applying the parking brake - Parking brake - Brake system - Driving your vehicle - Kia Sportage SL Owners ManualKia Sportage: Applying the parking brake

Third generation SL (2010–2016) / Kia Sportage SL Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Brake system / Parking brake / Applying the parking brake

Foot type

To engage the parking brake, first apply the foot brake and then depress the parking brake pedal down as far as possible.

Hand type

To engage the parking brake, first apply the foot brake and then without pressing the release button in, pull the parking brake lever up as far as possible.

In addition it is recommended that when parking the vehicle on a gradient, the shift lever should be positioned in the appropriate low gear on manual transaxle vehicles.

CAUTION - Parking brake

Driving with the parking brake applied will cause excessive brake pad and brake rotor wear.

Parking brake
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Foot type To release the parking brake, depress the parking brake pedal a second time while applying the foot brake. The pedal will automatically extend to the fully released position. Hand ...

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