Kia Forte: Battery Installation - Charging System - Engine Electrical System - Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service ManualKia Forte: Battery Installation

Second generation YD (2014-2019) / Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service Manual / Engine Electrical System / Charging System / Battery Installation

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Install in the reverse order of removal.

Battery (-)terminal installation:
4.0 ~ 6.0 N.m (0.4 ~ 0.6 kgf.m, 3.0 ~ 4.4 lb-ft)
Battery (+)terminal installation:
7.8 ~ 9.8 N.m (0.8 ~ 1.0 kgf.m, 5.8 ~ 7.2 lb-ft)
Battery mounting bracket and the insulation pad installation:
8.8 ~ 13.7 N.m (0.9 ~ 1.4 kgf.m, 6.5 ~ 10.1 Ib-ft)
Battery tray installation bolts:
8.8 ~ 13.7 N.m (0.9 ~ 1.4 kgf.m, 6.5 ~ 10.1 Ib-ft)

  
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When installing the battery, fix the mounting bracket on the tray correctly.
  
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ISG (Idle stop & go) system equipped vehicle always use the AGM battery only. If flooded battery has installed, this can potentially lead to engine electrical trouble or ISG system error.
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Replace same capacity of the AGM battery.
  
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Ensure an AGM battery is fitted.
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In all cases, an AGM battery must be installed and registered in the vehicle for the ISG function to work perfectly.
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The vehicle with the new battery must be placed in the ignition switch OFF and door closed, hood switch OFF state for at least 4 hours.
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ISG systemТs stabilization may take 4 hours after new battery installation.
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ISG function is operates about 4 hours later and 2 times cranking by user.
But first 25 times, the ISG function can operates regardless of ISG system stability for ISG function operating check.
  
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Do not open the AGM battery.
The AGM battery must not be opened under any circumstances as the introduction of oxygen from the air will cause the battery to lose its chemical equilibrium and rendered non-operational.
Battery Removal
1. Disconnect the battery terminals (A). (1) 2. Remove the air duct and air cleaner assembly. ...

Battery Vehicle parasitic current inspection
1. Turn the all electric devices OFF, and then turn the ignition switch OFF. 2. Close all doors except the engine hood, and then lock all d ...

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