Kia Sorento: Automatic reversal - Tailgate - Features of your vehicle - Kia Sorento XM Owners ManualKia Sorento: Automatic reversal

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Tailgate / Automatic reversal

During power opening and closing if the power tailgate is blocked by an object'


During power opening and closing if the power tailgate is blocked by an object or part of the body, the power tailgate will detect the resistance.

If the automatic reversal feature operates continuously more than twice during opening or closing operation, the power tailgate may stop at that position. At this time, close the tailgate manually and operate the tailgate automatically again.

WARNING

Never place any object or part of your body in the path of the power tailgate as it is operating. Doing so could result in personal injury or damage to the vehicle.

How to reset the power tailgate

If the battery has been discharged or disconnected, or if the related fuse has been replaced or disconnected, for the power tailgate to operate normally, reset the power tailgate as follows:

1. Put the shift lever in P (Park).

2. Press the tailgate handle switch and tailgate close button at the same time for more than 3 seconds. (the chime will sound).

3. Close the tailgate manually.

4. Open the tailgate using the tailgate handle switch and allow it to fully open.

5. After fully opening, the tailgate will complete initialization and lights will flash twice indicating reset complete.

If the power tailgate does not work properly after the above procedure, have the system checked by an authorized Kia dealer.

✽ NOTICE

If the power tailgate does not operate normally, first check the following condition before using the power tailgate.

If any of the power tailgate buttons are pressed while the power tailgate is in operation, the power tailgate will stop. If any button is pressed again the power tailgate will reverse direction.

Power tailgate opening height user setting

The driver may set the height of a fully opened tailgate by following the below


The driver may set the height of a fully opened tailgate by following the below instruction.

1. Position the tailgate manually to the height you prefer.

2. Press the tailgate close button for more than 3 seconds.

3.You will hear the system beep twice indicating height has been set up.

The tailgate will open to the height the driver has set up.

Emergency tailgate safety release

Your vehicle is equipped with an emergency tailgate safety release lever located


Your vehicle is equipped with an emergency tailgate safety release lever located on the bottom of the tailgate. When someone is inadvertently locked in the cargo area, the tailgate can be opened by pushing the release lever and pushing open the tailgate.

WARNING

Power tailgate (if equipped)
(1) Power tailgate open/close button (2) Power tailgate off button (3) Power tailgate handle switch (4) Power tailgate close button ✽ NOTICE The power tailgate operates when: Automat ...

Windows
(1) Drivers door power window switch (2) Front passengers door power window switch (3) Rear door (left) power window switch (4) Rear door (right) power window switch (5) Window opening and clo ...

See also:

Specification
Item Specification Coil Resistance (Ω) 1.18 ~ 1.31 [20C(68F)] ...

Trunk Trim Replacement
Luggage Side Trim Replacement [7 seats]    Put on gloves to protect your hands. ...

Components Location
1. Purge Control Solenoid Valve (PCSV) 2. Vapor line 3. Fuel tank air filter 4. Canister Close Valve (CCV) 5. Canister 6. Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor (FTPS) ...

Copyright www.ksmanual.com 2014-2019