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The key code number is stamped on the key code tag attached to the key set. Should


The key code number is stamped on the key code tag attached to the key set. Should you lose your keys, this number will enable an authorized Kia dealer to duplicate the keys easily. Remove the key code tag and store it in a safe place. Also, record the key code number and keep it in a safe place.(not in the vehicle)

Key operations


To fold the key, fold the key manually while pressing the release button.

CAUTION

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

WARNING

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.

WARNING - Ignition key (smart key)

Leaving children unattended in a vehicle with the ignition key(smart key) is dangerous even if the key is not in the ignition switch or start button is ACC or ON position. Children copy adults and they could place the key in the ignition switch or press the start button. The ignition key(smart key) would enable children to operate power windows other controls, or even make the vehicle move, which could result in serious bodily injury or even death. Never leave the keys in your vehicle with unsupervised children. When the Engine is running.

Door Lock (1)

1. Close all doors, engine hood and tailgate.


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 (2)

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.

Tailgate unlock (3)

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.

Panic (4)

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 except the trunk button on the transmitter.

Transmitter precautions

✽ NOTICE

The transmitter will not work if any of following occur:

CAUTION

Keep the transmitter away from water or any liquid. If the keyless entry system is inoperative due to exposure to water or liquids, it will not be covered by your manufacturers vehicle warranty.

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Battery replacement
The transmitter uses a 3 volt lithium battery which will normally last for several years. When replacement is necessary, use the following procedure. 1. Insert a slim tool into the slot and gently ...

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