KIA Niro: Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist malfunction and limitations

(Kia Niro Hybrid only)

Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist malfunction and limitations

A: Check forward safety systems

When Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist is not working properly, the warning message will appear, and the ( ) and ( ) warning lights will appear on the cluster. Kia recommends visiting an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.

(Kia Niro EV only)

Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist malfunction and limitations

A: Check forward safety systems

Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist malfunction and limitations

A: Check forward/side safety system

When Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist is not working properly, the warning message will appear, and the yellow ( ), ( ) and ( ) warning lights will appear on the cluster. Kia recommends visiting an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.

Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist disabled

Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist disabled

A: Forward safety system disabled.

Radar blocked

Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist disabled

A: Forward safety systems disabled.

Camera obscured

When the front windshield where the front view camera is located, front radar cover, bumper or sensor is covered with foreign material, such as snow or rain, it can reduce the detecting performance and temporarily limit or disable Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist.

If this occurs the warning message, and the yellow ( ), ( ) and ( ) warning lights will appear on the cluster.

Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist will operate properly when snow, rain or foreign material is removed.

If Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist does not operate properly after obstruction (snow, rain, or foreign material) is removed (including trailer, carrier, etc.

from the rear bumper), Kia recommends visiting an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.

WARNING

  • Even though the warning message or warning light does not appear on the cluster, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist may not properly operate.
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist may not properly operate in an area (e.g. open terrain), where there is nothing to detect, or detecting sensor is covered in foreign material after turning ON the vehicle.

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