KIA Niro: Smart Cruise Control malfunction

Smart Cruise Control malfunction

A: Check Smart Cruise Control System

When Smart Cruise Control is not working properly, the warning message will appear, and the ( ) warning light will appear on the cluster. Have Smart Cruise Control be inspected by a professional workshop. Kia recommends visiting an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.

Smart Cruise Control disabled

Smart Cruise Control disabled

A: SCC (Smart Cruise Control) disabled.

Radar blocked

When the front radar cover or sensor is covered with snow, rain, or foreign material, it can reduce the detecting performance and temporarily limit or disable Smart Cruise Control.

If this occurs the warning message will appear for a certain period of time on the cluster.

Smart Cruise Control will operate properly when snow, rain or foreign material is removed.

Always keep it clean.


Even though the warning message does not appear on the cluster, Smart Cruise Control may not properly operate.


Smart Cruise Control 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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