Kia Picanto: If you have a flat tire (with tire mobility kit) (Type B) / Checking the tire inflation pressure

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2022 Owner's Manual / What to do in an emergency / If you have a flat tire (with tire mobility kit) (Type B) / Checking the tire inflation pressure

1. After driving approximately 7~10 km (4~6 miles or about 10 minutes), stop at a suitable location.

2. Connect the filling hose (3) of the compressor (clip mounted side) directly and then connect the filling hose (3) (opposite side) to the tire valve.

3. Connect between compressor and the vehicle battery using the cable and connectors.

4. Adjust the tire inflation pressure to 230 kPa (33 psi. With the ignition switched on, proceed as follows.

- To increase the inflation pressure: Switch on the compressor, position I. To check the current inflation pressure setting, briefly switch off the compressor.

WARNING

Do not let the compressor run for more than 10 minutes, otherwise the device will overheat and may be damaged.

- To decrease the inflation pressure: Press the button (9) on the compressor.

CAUTION

If the inflation pressure is not maintained, drive the vehicle a second time, refer to Distributing the sealant. Then repeat steps 1 to 4.

Use of the TMK may be ineffectual for tire damage larger than approximately 4 mm (0.16 in).

Contact a professional workshop if the tire cannot be made roadworthy with the Tire Mobility Kit. Kia recommends to visit an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.

WARNING

The tire inflation pressure must be at least 230 kPa (33 psi). If it is not, do not continue driving. Call for road side service or towing.

Distributing the sealant
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