Kia Carnival Owners Manual

BSD (Blind Spot Detection) / LCA (Lane Change Assist)
Driving your vehicle / Blind spot detection system (BSD) / BSD (Blind Spot Detection) / LCA (Lane Change Assist)

Operating conditions

Kia Carnival: BSD (Blind Spot Detection) / LCA (Lane Change Assist). The indicator on the switch will illuminate when the Blind Spot Detection System

The indicator on the switch will illuminate when the Blind Spot Detection System (BSD) switch is pressed with the Engine Start/Stop Button ON.

If vehicle speed exceeds 30 km/h (18.6 mph), the system will activate.

If you press the switch again, the switch indicator and system will be turned off.

If the ignition switch is turned OFF and ON the system returns to the previous state.

When the system is not used turn the system off by turning off the switch.

When the system is turned on the warning light will illuminate for 3 seconds on the outside rearview mirror.

Warning type

The system will activate when:

1.The system is on.

2.Vehicle speed is above 30 km/h (18.6 mph ).

3.Other vehicles are detected in the rear side.

Kia Carnival: BSD (Blind Spot Detection) / LCA (Lane Change Assist). WARNING WARNING

The Blind Spot Detection System with Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross Traffic Alert is not a substitute for proper and safe lane changing procedures. Always drive safely and use caution when changing lanes. The Blind Spot Detection System may not detect every object alongside the vehicle.

Kia Carnival: BSD (Blind Spot Detection) / LCA (Lane Change Assist). 1st stage

1st stage

If a vehicle is detected within the boundary of the system, a warning light will illuminate on the outside rearview mirror.

If the detected vehicle is not in detecting range, the warning will turn off according to driving conditions.

Kia Carnival: BSD (Blind Spot Detection) / LCA (Lane Change Assist). 2nd stage

2nd stage

The second stage alarm will activate when:

1.The first stage alert is on

2.The turn signal is on to change a lane

When the second stage alert is activated, a warning light will blink on the outside rearview mirror and a alarm will sound.

If you move the turn signal switch to the original position, the second stage alert will be deactivated.

Detecting sensor

Kia Carnival: BSD (Blind Spot Detection) / LCA (Lane Change Assist). The sensors are located inside of the rear bumper.

The sensors are located inside of the rear bumper.

Always keep the rear bumper clean for the system to work properly.

Warning message

Kia Carnival: BSD (Blind Spot Detection) / LCA (Lane Change Assist). Type B

Type B

Kia Carnival: BSD (Blind Spot Detection) / LCA (Lane Change Assist). Type C

Type C

The message will appear to notify the driver there are foreign substances on the rear bumper or it is hot near the rear bumper. The light on the switch and the system will turn off automatically.

Remove the foreign substance on the rear bumper.

After the foreign substance is removed, if you drive for approximately 10 minutes, the system will work normally.

This warning message may lit up in rural areas with little traffic or open terrains such as wide expanse of desert. Additionally, heavy snow or rain may trigger the warning message.

If the system does not work normally even though the foreign substance is removed, take your vehicle to an authorized Kia dealer and have the system checked.

Kia Carnival: BSD (Blind Spot Detection) / LCA (Lane Change Assist). Type B

Type B

Kia Carnival: BSD (Blind Spot Detection) / LCA (Lane Change Assist). Type C

Type C

If the system does not work properly, a warning message will appear and the light on the switch will turn off.The system will turn off automatically.

Have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.


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