Kia Soul: Reverse Parking Distance Warning (PDW-R) system / Non-operational conditions of Reverse Parking Distance Warning system

Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2021 Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Reverse Parking Distance Warning (PDW-R) system / Non-operational conditions of Reverse Parking Distance Warning system

Reverse Parking Distance Warning system may not operate properly when:

1. Moisture is frozen to the sensor. (It will operate normally when the moisture has been cleared.)

2. The sensor is covered with foreign matter, such as snow or water, or the sensor cover is blocked. (It will operate normally when the material is removed or the sensor is no longer blocked.)

3. Driving on uneven road surfaces (unpaved roads, gravel, bumps, gradient).

4. Objects generating excessive noise (vehicle horns, loud motorcycle engines, or truck air brakes) are within range of the sensor.

5. Heavy rain or water spray exists.

6. Wireless transmitters or mobile phones are within range of the sensor.

7. The sensor is covered with snow.

8. Trailer towing.

The detecting range may decrease when:

1. The sensor is stained with foreign matter such as snow or water. (The sensing range will return to normal when removed.)

2. Outside air temperature is extremely hot or cold.

The following objects may not be recognized by the sensor:

1. Sharp or slim objects such as ropes, chains or small poles.

2. Objects which tend to absorb the sensor frequency such as clothes, spongy material or snow.

3. Undetectable objects smaller than 1 m (40 in.) in height and narrower than 14 cm (6 in.) in diameter.

Operation of Reverse Parking Distance Warning system
Operating condition This system will activate when the indicator on the Reverse Parking Distance Warning system OFF button is not illuminated. If you desire to deactivate Reverse Parking Distance Warning ...

Reverse Parking Distance Warning system precautions & Self-diagnosis
Warning system precautions Reverse Parking Distance Warning system may not sound consistently depending on the speed and shapes of the objects detected. Reverse Parking Distance Warning system may malfunction ...

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