Kia Soul: Smart Cruise Control vehicle-tovehicle distance setting / Radar check message

Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2021 Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Smart Cruise Control (SCC) system / Smart Cruise Control vehicle-tovehicle distance setting / Radar check message

Kia Soul. Radar check message

If the radar or cover is dirty or obscured with foreign matter such as snow, this message will appear and it will disappear after for a while.

In this case, the system may not function temporarily, but it does not indicate a malfunction of the smart cruise control System. Clean the radar or cover by using a soft cloth and it will operate normally.

Smart Cruise Control system may not properly activate, if the radar is totally contaminated, or if any substance is not detected after turning ON the vehicle (e.g. in an open terrain).

Radar to detect distance to the vehicle ahead
The sensor detects the distance to the vehicle ahead. If the sensor is covered with dirt or other foreign matter, the vehicle to vehicle distance control may not operate correctly. Always keep the area ...

Smart Cruise Control system malfunction message
The message will appear when the vehicle to vehicle distance control system is not functioning normally. In this case, have the system checked by a professional workshop. Kia recommends to visit an authorized ...

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