charging KIA Carens 2017 3.G Owner's Manual
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Safety features of your vehicle
Forward and backward
Push the control switch forward or
backward to move the seat to the
desired position. Release the switch
once the seat reaches the desired
Push the control switch forward or
backward to move the seatback to
the desired angle. Release the
switch once the seat reaches the
The power seat is driven by anelectric motor. Stop operatingonce the adjustment is com-pleted. Excessive operationmay damage the electricalequipment.
When in operation, the power seat consumes a largeamount of electrical power. Toprevent unnecessary chargingsystem drain, don’t adjust thepower seat longer than neces-sary while the engine is notrunning.
Do not operate two or more power seat control switches atthe same time. Doing so mayresult in power seat motor orelectrical component malfunc-tion.
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Features of your vehicle
• If the Electric Power SteeringSystem does not operate normally,
the warning light will illuminate on
the instrument cluster. The steer-
ing wheel may become difficult to
control or operate abnormally.
Take your vehicle to an authorized
Kia dealer and have the vehicle
checked as soon as possible.
• When you operate the steering wheel in low temperature, abnor-
mal noise may occur. If tempera-
ture rises, the noise will likely dis-
appear. This is a normal condition.
• When the charging system warn- ing light comes on due to the low
voltage (When the alternator or
battery) does not operate normal-
ly or it malfunctions), the steering
wheel may require increased
steering effort.Tilt and telescopic steering
Tilt and telescopic steering allows
you to adjust the steering wheel
before you drive. You can also raise it
to give your legs more room when
you exit and enter the vehicle.
The steering wheel should be posi-
tioned so that it is comfortable for
you to drive, while permitting you to
see the instrument panel warning
lights and gauges. To change the steering wheel angle,
pull down the lock-release lever (1),
adjust the steering wheel to the
desired angle (2) and height (3, if
equipped) then pull up the lock-
release lever to lock the steering
wheel in place. Be sure to adjust the
steering wheel to the desired posi-
tion before driving.
Never adjust the angle of the
steering wheel while driving.
You may lose steering control
and cause severe personal
injury, death or accidents.
After adjusting, push the steering wheel both up and
down to be certain it is locked
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Features of your vehicle
Charging SystemWarning Light
This warning light illuminates:
Once you set the ignition switch or Engine Start/Stop Button to the ON
- It remains on until the engine isstarted.
When there is a malfunction with either the alternator or electrical
charging system. If there is a malfunction with either
the alternator or electrical charging
1. Drive carefully to the nearest safe
location and stop your vehicle.
2. Turn the engine off and check the alternator drive belt for looseness
If the belt is adjusted properly,
there may be a problem in the
electrical charging system.
In this case, have your vehicle
inspected by an authorized Kia
dealer as soon as possible.
CAUTION - Gasoline
If the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illuminates, poten-tial catalytic converter damageis possible which could result inloss of engine power.
In this case, have your vehicleinspected by an authorized Kiadealer as soon as possible.
CAUTION - Malfunction
Indicator Lamp (MIL)
Driving with the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on maycause damage to the emissioncontrol systems which couldeffect drivability and/or fueleconomy.
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Features of your vehicle
❈ If the portable lamp does not turn
on, it means the portable lamp
needs to be charged. Insert the
lamp holder and then charge it
again. The charge mode will be
activated if the ignition switch (or
engine start/stop button) is on
position or engine is running.Battery replacement
When replacement is necessary, use
the following procedure.
1. Insert a slim tool into the slot and
gently try open the battery cover.
2. Replace the batteries with new rechargeable batteries (AAA size).
When replacing the batteries,
make sure the position of batteries.
3. Close the cover carefully.
1. Remove the batteries when not in use for a long time.
2. Use the specified battery. 3. You can use the regular bat- teries (Disposable batteries)but do not use the Non-rechargeable battery incharge mode. It may damagethe vehicle.
4. Do not place the lamp with water or moist places and liq-uid compounds. These cancause internal leakage of abattery.
(Continued)5. When replacing the batteries, check the direction and insert.
It will not be charged if installed reversely.
6. Do not mix the rechargeable batteries.
It may not be charged normally.
7. Do not place the lamp or bat- teries near fire or heat. It cancause internal leakage of abattery.
8. Do not apply electrical shock with portable charging termi-nals of the lamp.
It can cause internal leakageof a battery or damage theportable lamp.
9. If the portable lamp does not turn on anymore aftercharged, replace therechargeable batteries.
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If you use devices such as a USB
hub purchased separately, the
vehicle’s audio system may not
recognize the USB device. In that
case, connect the USB device
directly to the multimedia terminal
of the vehicle.
If the USB device is divided by log- ical drives, only the music files on
the highest-priority drive are recog-
nized by car audio.
Devices such as MP3 Player/ Cellular phone/Digital camera can
be unrecognizable by standard
USB I/F can be unrecognizable.
Charging through the USB may not be supported in some mobile
USB HDD or USB types liable to connection failures due to vehicle
vibrations are not supported.
Some non-standard USB devices (METAL COVER TYPE USB) can
Some USB flash memory readers
(such as CF, SD, micro SD, etc.) or
external-HDD type devices can be
Music files protected by DRM (DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGE-
MENT) are not recognizable.
The data in the USB memory may be lost while using this audio.
Always back up important data on
a personal storage device.
Please avoid using USB memory products
which can be used as
key chains or cellular
phone accessories as they could
cause damage to the USB jack.
Please make certain only to use
plug type connector products.
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• Charging through the USB may
not work for some mobile devices.
• The device may not support nor- mal operation when using a typi-
cal USB memory device (minia-
ture, keychain, etc.). For best
results, use a typical USB device
that has a metal case.
• The device may not support nor- mal operation when using formats
such as HDD Type, CF, or SD
• The device will not support files locked by DRM (Digital Rights
• USB memory sticks used by con- necting an Adaptor (SD Type or
CF Type) may not be properly rec-
• The device may not operate prop- erly when using USB HDDs or
USBs subject to connection fail-
ures caused by vehicle vibrations.
(e.g. i-stick type) (Continued)(Continued)
• Avoid use of USB
memory products that
can also be used as key
chains or mobile phone
accessories. Use of such products
may cause damage to the USB
• Connecting an MP3 device or phone through various channels,
such as AUX/BT or Audio/ USB
mode may result in pop noises or
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• Some iPod®products may not
sync with the System depending
on the version. If the Media is
removed before the Media is rec-
ognized, then the system may not
properly restore the previously
operated mode. (iPad
• Use an iPod
®cable shorter than 1
meter in length such as the one
originally supplied with a new
®, longer cables may lead to
the audio system not recognizing
✽ ✽ NOTICE - Using the
• Bluetooth®Wireless Technology
Audio Mode can be used only
when a Bluetooth
Technology phone has been con-
Audio Mode will not be available
when connecting mobile phones
that do not support this feature.
• If a Bluetooth
Phone is being used to play music
and receives an incoming or out-
going phone call, then the music
• Moving the Track up/down while playing Bluetooth
Technology audio mode may
result in pop noises with some
streaming audio may not be sup-
ported in some mobile phones. (Continued)(Continued)
• When returning to Bluetooth
Wireless Technology Audio mode
after ending a call, the mode may
not automatically restart in some
• Receiving an incoming call or making an outgoing call while
Technology Audio may result in
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For best battery service
Keep the battery securely mount-ed.
Keep the battery top clean and dry.
Keep the terminals and connec- tions clean, tight, and coated with
petroleum jelly or terminal grease.
Rinse any spilled electrolyte from the battery immediately with a
solution of water and baking soda.
If the vehicle is not going to be used for an extended time, discon-
nect the battery cables.
WARNING- Battery dan-
Always read the follow-
ing instructions carefully
when handling a battery.
Keep lighted cigarettes and all other flames or
sparks away from the
Hydrogen, a highly com- bustible gas, is always
present in battery cells
and may explode if ignit-
Keep batteries out of the reach of children
because batteries con-
tain highly corrosive
SULFURIC ACID. Do not
allow battery acid to
contact your skin, eyes,
clothing or paint finish.
(Continued)(Continued)If any electrolyte getsinto your eyes, flush
your eyes with clean
water for at least 15 min-
utes and get immediate
If electrolyte gets on
your skin, thoroughly
wash the contacted
area. If you feel pain or
burning sensation, get
medical attention imme-
Wear eye protection when charging or work-
ing near a battery.
Always provide ventila-
tion when working in an
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Your vehicle has a maintenance-free,
If the battery becomes discharged
in a short time (because, for exam-
ple, the headlights or interior lights
were left on while the vehicle was
not in use), recharge it by slow
charging (trickle) for 10 hours.
If the battery gradually discharges because of high electric load while
the vehicle is being used, recharge
it at no more than 20-30A for two
An inappropriately dis-posed battery can be
harmful to the environ-
ment and human health.
Dispose the battery
according to your local
law(s) or regulation.
When lifting a plastic-cased battery, excessive pressure
on the case may cause battery
acid to leak, resulting in per-
sonal injury. Lift with a battery
carrier or with your hands on
Never attempt to recharge the battery when the battery
cables are connected.
The electrical ignition system works with high voltage.
Never touch these compo-
nents with the engine running
or the ignition switched on.
Failure to follow the above
warnings can result in serious
bodily injury or death.CAUTION
If you connect unauthorized electronic devices to the bat-tery, the battery may be dis-charged. Never use unautho-rized devices.
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Items should be reset after the bat-
tery has been discharged or the bat-
tery has been disconnected.
Auto down window (See chapter 4)
Sunroof (See chapter 4)
Trip computer (See chapter 4)
Climate control system (See chapter 4)
Audio (See chapter 5)
Before performing mainte- nance or recharging the bat-
tery, turn off all accessories
and stop the engine.
The negative battery cable must be removed first and
installed last when the battery
1.Turn off the battery chargermain switch.
2.Unhook the negative clamp from the negative battery ter-
3.Unhook the positive clamp from the positive battery ter-
When recharging the battery,
observe the following precau-
The battery must be removed from the vehicle and placed in
an area with good ventilation.
Do not allow cigarettes, sparks, or flame near the bat-
Watch the battery during charging, and stop or reduce
the charging rate if the battery
cells begin gassing (boiling)
violently or if the temperature
of the electrolyte of any cell
exceeds 49°C (120°F).
Wear eye protection when checking the battery during
Disconnect the battery charg- er in the following order.