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Third generation YP (2014-2020) / Kia Sedona YP Owners Manual / Maintenance / Appearance care / Exterior care / Corrosion protection

Protecting your vehicle from corrosion

By using the most advanced design and construction practices to combat corrosion, we produce vehicles of the highest quality. However, this is only part of the job. To achieve the long-term corrosion resistance your vehicle can deliver, the owner's cooperation and assistance is also required.

Common causes of corrosion

The most common causes of corrosion on your vehicle are:

High-corrosion areas

If you live in an area where your vehicle is regularly exposed to corrosive materials, corrosion protection is particularly important. Some of the common causes of accelerated corrosion are road salts, dust control chemicals, ocean air and industrial pollution.

Moisture breeds corrosion

Moisture creates the conditions in which corrosion is most likely to occur. For example, corrosion is accelerated by high humidity, particularly when temperatures are just above freezing. In such conditions, the corrosive material is kept in contact with the vehicle

Aluminum wheel maintenance
The aluminum wheels are coated with a clear protective finish. Do not use any abrasive cleaner, polishing compound, solvent, or wire brushes on aluminum wheels. They may scratch the finish. C ...

Keep your vehicle clean
The best way to prevent corrosion is to keep your vehicle clean and free of corrosive materials. Attention to the underside of the vehicle is particularly important. If you live in a high-corros ...

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Components and Components Location
Components     1) SVM unit basically uses C-CAN signal only to communicate about the vehicle''s condition. • Steering wheel angle sensor : C-CAN • Veh ...

Rear Wheel Speed Sensor Repair procedures
Removal 1. Remove the rear wheel speed sensor connector (A). 2. Remove the rear wheel speed sensor. (Refer to Driveshaft and Axle - "Rear Hub - Carrier") 3. Install in the reverse order o ...

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