Kia Cadenza: Hood / Closing the hood

Kia Cadenza YG 2016-2024 Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Hood / Closing the hood

1. Before closing the hood, check the following:

2. Lower the hood until it is about 12 inches (30 cm) above the closed position and let it drop. Make sure that it locks into place.

3. Check that the hood has engaged properly. If the hood can be raised slightly, it is not properly engaged. Open it again and close it with a little more force.

CAUTION - Hood obstruction

Before closing the hood, ensure that all obstructions are removed from the hood opening. Closing the hood with an obstruction present in the hood opening may result in property damage.

WARNING - Fire risk

Do not leave gloves, rags or any other combustible material in the engine compartment. Doing so may cause a heat-induced fire.

WARNING - Unsecured engine hood

Always double check to be sure that the hood is firmly latched before driving away. If it is not latched, the hood could fly open while the vehicle is being driven, causing a total loss of visibility, which might result in an accident.

Opening the hood
1. Pull the release lever to unlatch the hood. The hood should pop open slightly. Only open the hood with the vehicle on a flat surface, engine is turned off, shift lever placed in P (Par ...

Fuel filler door
Opening the fuel filler door The fuel filler door must be opened from inside the vehicle by pressing the fuel filler door opener button. If the fuel filler door does not open because ice has ...

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