Kia Picanto: Tires and wheels / Wheel alignment and tire balance

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2022 Owner's Manual / Maintenance / Tires and wheels / Wheel alignment and tire balance

The wheels on your vehicle were aligned and balanced carefully at the factory to give you the longest tire life and best overall performance.

In most cases, you will not need to have your wheels aligned again. However, if you notice unusual tire wear or your vehicle pulling one way or the other, the alignment may need to be reset.

If you notice your vehicle vibrating when driving on a smooth road, your wheels may need to be rebalanced.

CAUTION

Improper wheel weights can damage your vehicle's aluminum wheels. Use only approved wheel weights.

Tire rotation
To equalize tread wear, it is recommended that the tires be rotated every 10,000 km (6,500 miles) or sooner if irregular wear develops. During rotation, check the tires for correct balance. ...

Tire replacement
If the tire is worn evenly, a tread wear Indicator (A) will appear as a solid band across the tread. This shows there is less than 1.6 mm (1/16 in.) of tread left on the tire. Replace the ti ...

Other information:

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2022 Service & Repair Manual: Front Wheel Speed Sensor


Repair procedures Removal 1. Remove the wheel tire (A). Tightening torque: 107.9 - 127.5 N·m (11.0 - 13.0 kgf·m, 79.6 - 94.0 lb·ft) 2. Loosen the wheel speed sensor bracket bolts (A),(B) and then disconnect the wheel speed sensor connector (C). 3. Install ...

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2022 Service & Repair Manual: Brake/Clutch Fluid


Repair procedures Inspection Check the brake fluid level in the brake fluid reservoir. The level should be between “MIN” and “MAX” marks on the side of the reservoir. Use only hydraulic brake fluid conforming to DOT 3 or DOT 4 specification. Check the brake system for any le ...

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