Kia Carnival Owners Manual

FCWS Operation
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To operate

Kia Carnival: FCWS Operation. Type B

Type B

Kia Carnival: FCWS Operation. Type C

Type C

Go to the User Settings Mode (Driving Assist) and select FCW (Forward Collision Warning) on the LCD display (For more details, refer to "LCD Display" in chapter 4.).

The system will turn on and standby to activate. The system will activate when vehicle speed is above 40 km/h (25 mph) and below 145 km/h (90 mph ).

FCWS will default ON when vehicle is restarted even though FCWS was turned off on User Settings Mode.

Warning message

Kia Carnival: FCWS Operation. A warning message and chime will be provided when rapidly approaching a slower

A warning message and chime will be provided when rapidly approaching a slower moving, braking or stopped vehicle ahead.

Immediately reduce your speed to prevent a collision.

✽ NOTICE

The maximum warning speed for a stopped vehicle is 85 km/h (53 mph).

Kia Carnival: FCWS Operation. WARNING - Forward Collision Warning System Limitations WARNING - Forward Collision Warning System Limitations

  • The Forward Collision Warning System is a supplemental system to assist you and its effects may differ according to road and driving conditions. Do not solely rely on the system and always pay attention to prevent dangerous situations from occurring.
  • FCWS is a warning system and does not apply the brakes automatically in a near crash situation. FCWS may not provide a warning with enough time to help avoid a crash. FCWS does not detect pedestrians, animals, signs, construction or other objects. It is the responsibility of the driver to pay attention to the roadway to prevent collisions.

FCWS malfunction message

Kia Carnival: FCWS Operation. Warning message

Warning message

Kia Carnival: FCWS Operation. Master warning light

Master warning light

When the FCWS is not working properly, the warning message will come on for a few second. After the message disappears, the master warning light will illuminate.


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