KIA Niro: Armed stage

The system provides an audible alarm and the hazard warning lights blink if triggered. The system is operated in 3 stages.

Armed stage


  1. Lock the doors by pressing the lock button on the key or door handle.
  2. The hazard warning lights will blink once to indicate that the system is armed.
  3. The chime will sound for approximately 3 seconds if any doors remain open.

Operating condition(s)

  • 30 seconds after all doors are closed and locked.
  • Mechanical key is removed from the ignition switch.
  • ENGINE START/STOP button is in the OFF position.

Theft-alarm stage


  1. The horn will sound.
  2. The hazard warning lights will blink continuously for approximately 30 seconds.
  3. Unlock the doors with the key to turn off the system.


     Disarmed stage

    Operation The hazard warning lights will blink twice after the doors are unlocked. After pressing the door unlock button, if any door (or tailgate) is not opened within 30 seconds, the system will be rearmed. Operating condition(s)

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