Kia Carnival Owners Manual

Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster)
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Shift to P position (for smart key system)

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster).

  • This warning message illuminates if you try to turn off the engine without the shift lever in P (Park) position.
  • At this time, the Engine Start/Stop Button turns to the ACC position (If you press the Engine Start/Stop Button once more, it will turn to the ON position).

Low Key Battery (for smart key system)

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster).  This warning message illuminates if the battery of the smart key is discharged

This warning message illuminates if the battery of the smart key is discharged when the Engine Start/Stop Button changes to the OFF position.

Press start button while turn steering (for smart key system)

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster).

  • This warning message illuminates if the steering wheel does not unlock normally when the Engine Start/Stop Button is pressed.
  • It means that you should press the Engine Start/Stop Button while turning the steering wheel right and left.

Press brake pedal to start engine (for smart key system)

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster).

  • This warning message illuminates if the Engine Start/Stop Button changes to the ACC position twice by pressing the button repeatedly without depressing the brake pedal.
  • It means that you should depress the brake pedal to start the engine.

Key not in vehicle (for smart key system)

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster).

  • This warning message illuminates if the smart key is not in the vehicle when you press the Engine Start/Stop Button.
  • It means that you should always have the smart key with you.

Key not detected (for smart key system)

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster).  This warning message illuminates if the smart key is not detected when you

This warning message illuminates if the smart key is not detected when you press the Engine Start/Stop Button.

Press start button again (for smart key system)

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster).

  • This warning message illuminates if you can not operate the Engine Start/Stop Button when there is a problem with the Engine Start/Stop Button system.
  • It means that you could start the engine by pressing the Engine Start/ Stop Button once more.
  • If the warning illuminates each time you press the Engine Start/Stop Button, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.

Press start button with key (for smart key system)

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster).

  • This warning message illuminates if you press the Engine Start/Stop Button while the warning message Key not detected is illuminating.
  • At this time, the immobilizer indicator light blinks.

Check fuse BRAKE SWITCH (for smart key system)

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster).

  • This warning message illuminates if the brake switch fuse is disconnected.
  • It means that you should replace the fuse with a new one. If that is not possible, you can start the engine by pressing the Engine Start/Stop Button for 10 seconds in the ACC position.

Shift to P or N to start engine (for smart key system)

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster).  This warning message illuminates if you try to start the engine with the shift

This warning message illuminates if you try to start the engine with the shift lever not in the P (Park) or N (Neutral) position.

✽ NOTICE

You can start the engine with the shift lever in the N (Neutral) position. But, for your safety, we recommend that you start the engine with the shift lever in the P (Park) position.

Door / Hood / Tailgate

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster).  It means that any door, hood, or tailgate is open.

It means that any door, hood, or tailgate is open.

Sunroof Open

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster).  The warning message illuminates if you turn off the engine and then open the

The warning message illuminates if you turn off the engine and then open the driver's door when the sunroof is open.

Align steering wheel

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster).

  • This warning message illuminates if you start the engine when the steering wheel is turned to more than 90 degrees to the left or right.
  • It means that you should turn the steering wheel and make the angle of the steering wheel be less than 30 degrees.

Low Washer Fluid

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster).

  • This warning message illuminates on the service reminder mode if the washer fluid level in the reservoir is nearly empty.
  • It means that you should refill the washer fluid.

Turn on FUSE SWITCH

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster).

  • This warning message illuminates if the fuse switch on the fuse box is OFF.
  • It means that you should turn the fuse switch on.

For more details, refer to Fuses in chapter 7.

Low Fuel

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster). This warning message illuminates if the fuel tank is nearly empty.

This warning message illuminates if the fuel tank is nearly empty.

- When the low fuel level warning light is illuminates.
- When the trip computer displays "--- km (or mile)" as range.

Add fuel as soon as possible.

Check high beam assist system

Kia Carnival: Warning Messages (for Type B and C cluaster). This warning message illuminates if there is a malfunction (burned-out bulb or

This warning message illuminates if there is a malfunction (burned-out bulb or circuit malfunction) with the headlamp. In this case, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.


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