KIA Niro: Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist malfunction

Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist malfunction

When Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist or other related functions are not working properly, the warning message will appear on the cluster, and Parking Collision- Avoidance Assist will turn off automatically.

Kia recommends visiting an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.

Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist disabled

Rear view camera

Rear view camera

The wide angle cameras are used as detecting sensors to detect pedestrians.

If the camera lens is covered with foreign material, such as snow or rain, it may adversely affect camera performance and Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist may not operate properly. Always keep the camera lens clean.

Rear ultrasonic sensors

Rear ultrasonic sensors

The ultrasonic sensors detect objects around the vehicle. If the sensors are covered with foreign material, such as snow or rain, it may adversely affect sensor performance and Parking Collision- Avoidance Assist may not operate properly. Always keep the rear bumper clean.

Warning message

Kia NIRO Hybrid

Rear view camera
Rear view camera

Kia Niro EV

Wide-rear view camera
Wide-rear view camera

A: Camera error or blockage

 Kia Niro EV /  Hybrid

Rear ultrasonic sensors
Rear ultrasonic sensors

A: Ultrasonic sensor error or blockage

The warning message will appear on the cluster if the following situations occur:

  • The camera(s) or ultrasonic sensor(s) is covered with foreign material, such as snow or rain, etc.
  • There is inclement weather, such as heavy snow, heavy rain, etc.

If this occurs, Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist may turn off or may not operate properly. Check whether the cameras and ultrasonic sensors are clean.

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