KIA Niro: Front View Camera Unit - Removal


  1. In the body electrical system, failure can be quickly diagnosed by using the vehicle diagnostic system (KDS).

The diagnostic system (KDS) provides the following information.

(1) Self diagnosis : Checking failure and code number (DTC).

(2) Current data : Checking the system input/output data state.

(3) Actuation test : Checking the system operation condition.

(4) Additional function : Controlling other features including system option setting and zero point adjustment.


  1. If the front view camera unit needs to be replaced, check the system identification by using the KDS.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal.
  2. Remove the inside rear view mirror cover (A).

  1. Remove the camera unit cover (A).

  1. Disconnect the front view camera unit connector (A).

  1. Remove the front view camera unit (A) by releasing the hooks.



  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.
  2. When if replacing the front view camera with a new one, perform the "Variant Coding" procedure by using the KDS.

  1. Perform the front view camera unit calibration.

    (Refer to Front View Camera Unit - "Adjustment")



Perform the camera calibration in the following case.

  • If the front view camera is replaced with a new one.
  • If the front view camera is removed and mounted.
  • If the front view camera coupler of the windshield glass is deformed.
  • If the windshield glass is changed.
  • When a failure code (System Out of Calibration) occur.

Check the procedure below before performing the camera calibration.

  • Check for vehicle alignment and tire pressure for accurate camera calibration.
  • Windshield must be clean and free of any dirt or object


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