Kia Carnival Owners Manual

Operating door locks from outside the vehicle
Features of your vehicle / Door locks / Operating door locks from outside the vehicle

Kia Carnival: Operating door locks from outside the vehicle.

  • Turn the key clockwise to lock and counterclockwise to unlock.
  • If you lock the drivers door with a key, all vehicle doors will lock automatically.
  • From the drivers door, turn the key to the right once to unlock the door and once more within 4 seconds to unlock all doors.
  • Doors can also be locked and unlocked with the transmitter.
  • Once the doors are unlocked, they may be opened by pulling the door handle.
  • When closing the door, push the door by hand. Make sure the doors are closed securely.

✽ NOTICE

  • In cold and wet climates, door lock and door mechanisms may not work properly due to freezing conditions.
  • If the door is locked/unlocked multiple times in rapid succession with either the vehicle key or door lock switch, the system may stop operating temporarily in order to protect the circuit and prevent damage to system components.

Kia Carnival: Operating door locks from outside the vehicle.

  • Once the doors are unlocked, it may be opened by pulling the door handle and sliding the door towards the rear of the vehicle. (for manual sliding doors)
  • Once the doors are unlocked, it may be opened by pulling the door handle once. And then the sliding door will be opened. (for power sliding doors)

Kia Carnival: Operating door locks from outside the vehicle. WARNING - Partially opened sliding door WARNING - Partially opened sliding door

When opening the rear sliding doors, make sure the doors are fully opened and locked in position. If the sliding doors are only partially opened and not locked in position, the rear sliding doors may move unintentionally causing injuries.

Kia Carnival: Operating door locks from outside the vehicle. CAUTION CAUTION

The left sliding door cannot be opened when the fuel filler lid is open. However, if the fuel filler lid is opened after the door is opened slightly, the left sliding door can be slid rearward. Close the left sliding door to prevent possible damage to the door or the fuel filler lid.

Kia Carnival: Operating door locks from outside the vehicle.

  • When the door is fully open, the door will lock into an open position. To close the door, pull out the door handle (1) and sliding the door (2) towards the front of vehicle. (for manual sliding doors)
  • When the door is fully open, the door will lock into an open position. To close the door, pull out the door handle (1) once. And then the sliding door will be closed. (for power sliding doors)

Kia Carnival: Operating door locks from outside the vehicle.

  • To lock a door without the key, push the inside door lock button (1) or central door lock switch (2) to the Lock position when the ignition switch is OFF position and close the door (3).
  • If you lock the door with the central door lock switch (2), all vehicle doors will lock automatically.

✽ NOTICE

Always remove the ignition key, engage the parking brake, close all windows and lock all doors when leaving your vehicle unattended.


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