KIA Niro: Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist malfunction and limitations

Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist malfunction

Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist malfunction

A: Check blind-spot safety systems

When Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist is not working properly, the warning message will appear on the cluster for several seconds, and the master ( ) warning light will appear on the cluster for several seconds. If this occurs, have Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist be inspected by a professional workshop.

Kia recommends visiting an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.

Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist malfunction

A: Check outside mirror warning icon

When the outside rearview mirror warning light is not working properly, the warning message will appear on the cluster for several seconds, and the master ( ) warning light will appear on the cluster. If this occurs, have Blind- Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist be inspected by a professional workshop.

Kia recommends visiting an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.

Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist disabled

Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist disabled

A: Blind-spot safety systems disabled.

Radar blocked

When the rear bumper around the rear corner radar or sensor is covered with foreign material, such as snow or rain, or installing a trailer or carrier, it can reduce the detecting performance and temporarily limit or disable Blind-Spot Collision- Avoidance Assist.

If this occurs, the warning message will appear on the cluster.

Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist will operate properly when such foreign material or trailer, etc., is removed, and then the vehicle is restarted.

If Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist does not operate properly after it is removed, have Blind-Spot Collision- Avoidance Assist be inspected by a professional workshop. Kia recommends visiting an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.

WARNING

  • Even though the warning message does not appear on the cluster, Blind- Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist may not properly operate.
  • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist may not properly operate in an area (for example, open terrain) where any objects are not detected right after the vehicle is turned on, or when the detecting sensor is blocked with foreign material right after the vehicle is turned on.

CAUTION

Turn off Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist to install or remove a trailer, carrier, or another attachment. Turn on Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist when finished.

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