KIA Niro: Power Seat Control Switch Repair procedures


Diagnosis With KDS

  1. The body electrical system can be quickly diagnosed for failed parts by using the vehicle diagnostic system (KDS).

The diagnostic system (KDS) provides the following information.

(1) Self diagnosis : Checks and displays the failure code (DTC).

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

(3) Actuator test : Checks the system operating condition.

(4) Additional function : Other controls such as the system option and zero point adjustment.

  1. Select the 'Car model' and the system to be checked in order to check the vehicle with the tester.
  2. Select the 'Power seat module (PSM)' to check the power seat module (PSM).
  3. Select the 'Current data' menu to check the current state of the input/output data.

The input/output data for the sensors corresponding to the power seat module (PSM) can be checked.

Seat Control Switch

  1. With the power seat switch in each position, make sure that continuity exists between the terminals below. If continuity is not as specified, replace the power seat switch.

Power seat control switch

Power seat control switch

(Non-IMS Type)

(IMS Type)

(IMS Type)



  1. After loosening the screw, separate the front seat outer shield cover (A) by pulling it in the direction of arrow.

  1. After pushing the hook (A), separate the front seat outer shield cover (B) by pulling it in the direction of arrow.

  1. Disconnect the power seat control switch connector (A).

  1. Remove the knobs (A) from the power seat control switch.

  1. Remove the power seat control switch (A) after loosening the screws.



  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.


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