Kia Carnival Owners Manual

Key operations
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Kia Carnival: Key operations. Type A

Type A

Kia Carnival: Key operations. Type B

Type B

  • Used to start the engine.
  • Used to lock and unlock the doors.
  • Used to lock and unlock the glove box.
  • To unfold the key, press the release button then the key will unfold automatically. To fold the key, fold the key manually while pressing the release button.

Kia Carnival: Key operations. CAUTION CAUTION

Do not fold the key without pressing the release button. This may damage the key.

Kia Carnival: Key operations. WARNING - Aftermarket key WARNING - Aftermarket key

Use only Kia original parts for the ignition key in your vehicle. If an aftermarket key is used, the ignition switch may not return to ON after START. If this happens, the starter will continue to operate causing damage to the starter motor and possible fire due to excessive current in the wiring.

Kia Carnival: Key operations. WARNING - Ignition key (smart key) WARNING - Ignition key (smart key)

Never leave the keys in your vehicle with unsupervised children. Leaving children unattended in a vehicle with a manual ignition key or a smart key is dangerous. Children copy adults and they could place the key in the ignition switch or press the start button. The key would enable children to operate power windows or other controls, or even make the vehicle move, which could result in serious bodily injury or death. result in serious bodily injury or death.

Door Lock

Kia Carnival: Key operations. Type A

Type A

Kia Carnival: Key operations. Type B

Type B

1. Close all doors, engine hood and tailgate.

2. Press the lock button(1).

3. All doors and tailgate will lock. The hazard warning lights will blink once.

4. If the lock button is pressed once more within 4 seconds, the hazard warning lights will blink and the horn will sound once.

5. Make sure that doors are locked by checking the door lock button inside or pulling the outside door handle.

Door Unlock

1. Press the unlock button(2).

2. The driver's door will unlock. The hazard warning lights will blink two times.

3. Press the unlock button(2) twice within 4 seconds and all doors and tailgate will unlock. The hazard warning lights will blink two times.

✽ NOTICE

You can activate or deactivate the Two Turn Unlock function. Refer to "User settings" in this chapter.

Left power sliding door opening or closing

When the power door ON/OFF button is ON (not depressed) :

The left sliding door is opened or closed automatically if the button is pressed and held.

When the left sliding door is closed and more than one door is locked, and the button is pressed for more than one second all doors will be unlocked.

Right power sliding door opening or closing

When the power door ON/OFF button is ON (not depressed) :

The right sliding door is opened or closed automatically if the button is pressed and held.

When the right sliding door is closed and more than one door is locked, and the button is pressed for more than one second all doors will be unlocked.

For detailed information refer to the Power sliding door and power tailgate in this chapter.

The power doors can be operated when the engine is not running. However, the power doors consume large amounts of vehicle electric power. To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not operate them consecutively.

Tailgate unlock

The tailgate is unlocked if the button is pressed for more than 1 second. Also, once the tailgate is opened and then closed, the tailgate will be locked automatically.

For Power Tailgate Only :

The Power Tailgate will open if the button is pressed for more than 1 second. Also, once the tailgate is opened and then closed, the tailgate will be locked again automatically.

If the power tailgate is switched Off using the button in the overhead console, the tailgate unlock button will operate to unlock the tailgate as described above.

For detailed information refer to the Power sliding door and power tailgate in this chapter.

Panic

The horn sounds and hazard warning lights flash for about 27 seconds if this button is pressed for more than 0.5 second. To stop the horn and lights, press any button on the transmitter.


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