Kia Carnival Owners Manual

Driver position memory system
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Kia Carnival: Driver position memory system. A driver position memory system is provided to store and recall the driver seat

A driver position memory system is provided to store and recall the driver seat and outside rearview mirror position with a simple button operation. By saving the desired position into the system memory, different drivers can reposition the driver seat based upon their driving preference. If the battery is disconnected, the desired seat position memory will need to be re-saved.

Kia Carnival: Driver position memory system. WARNING WARNING

Never attempt to operate the driver position memory system while the vehicle is moving. This could result in loss of control, and an accident causing death, serious injury.

Storing positions into memory using the buttons on the door

Storing drivers seat positions

1. Shift the shift lever into P while the engine start/stop button is ON or ignition switch ON.

2. Adjust the drivers seat and outside rearview mirror comfortable for the driver.

3. Press SET button on the control panel. The system will beep once.

4. Press one of the memory buttons (1 or 2) within 5 seconds after pressing the SET button. The system will beep twice when memory has been successfully stored.

✽ NOTICE

When recalling an adjustment memory button while sitting in the vehicle, you can be surprised by the setting chosen if the memory has been adjusted by someone else. If that occurs, immediately push the seat position control knob in the direction of the desired position to stop further undesired movement.

Recalling positions from memory

1. Shift the shift lever into P while the engine start/stop button is ON or ignition switch ON.

2. To recall the position in the memory, press the desired memory button (1 or 2). The system will beep once, then the drivers seat will automatically adjust to the stored position.

Adjusting the control switch for the drivers seat while the system is recalling the stored position will cause the movement to stop and move in the direction that the control switch is moved.

Easy access function

The system will move the driver's seat automatically as follows :

  • Without smart key system
    - It will move the drivers seat rearward when the ignition key is removed.
    - It will move the drivers seat forward when the ignition key is inserted.
  • With smart key system
    - It will move the drivers seat rearward when the engine start/stop button is changed to the OFF position.
    - It will move the drivers seat forward when the engine start/stop button is changed to the ACC or START position.

You can activate or deactivate this feature. Refer to "User settings" in chapter 4.


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