Kia Picanto: Emission control system / 3. Exhaust emission control system

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2024 Owner's Manual / Maintenance / Emission control system / 3. Exhaust emission control system

The Exhaust Emission Control System is a highly effective system which controls exhaust emissions while maintaining good vehicle performance.

Vehicle modifications

This vehicle should not be modified. Modification of your vehicle could affect its performance, safety or durability and may even violate governmental safety and emissions regulations. In addition, damage or performance problems resulting from any modification may not be covered under warranty.

Engine exhaust gas precautions (carbon monoxide)

• Carbon monoxide can be present with other exhaust fumes. Therefore, if you smell exhaust fumes of any kind inside your vehicle, have it inspected and repaired immediately. If you ever suspect exhaust fumes are coming into your vehicle, drive it only with all the windows fully open. Have your vehicle checked and repaired immediately.

WARNING

Exhaust

Engine exhaust gases contain carbon monoxide (CO). Though colorless and odorless, it is dangerous and could be lethal if inhaled. Follow the instructions on this page to avoid CO poisoning.

Operating precautions for catalytic converters

WARNING

Fire

Your vehicle is equipped with a catalytic converter emission control device. Therefore, the following precautions must be observed:

Failure to observe these precautions could result in damage to the catalytic converter and to your vehicle. Additionally, such actions could void your warranties.

2. Evaporative emission control system
The Evaporative Emission Control System is designed to prevent fuel vapors from escaping into the atmosphere. Canister Fuel vapors generated inside the fuel tank are absorbed and stored in the ...

Gasoline Particulate Filter (GPF)
The Gasoline Particulate Filter (GPF) is the system that removes the soot from the exhaust gas. Unlike a disposable air filter, the GPF system automatically burns (oxidizes) and removes the ...

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Kia Picanto JA 2017-2024 Service & Repair Manual: Catalytic Converter


Description and operation Description The catalytic converter of the gasoline engine is a three way catalyst. It oxidizes carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons (HC), and separates oxygen from the oxides of nitrogen (NOx). Repair procedures Removal [WCC] 1.Remove the engine ...

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2024 Owner's Manual: Operating door locks from outside the vehicle


Mechanical key Turn the key toward the rear of the vehicle to lock and toward the front of the vehicle to unlock. If you lock/unlock the door with a key, the doors will lock/unlock. If you lock/unlock the driver’s door with a key, all vehicle doors will lock/ unlock automa ...

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