Kia Picanto: Rear parking assist system / Non-operational conditions of rear parking assist system

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2022 Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Rear parking assist system / Non-operational conditions of rear parking assist system

The rear parking assist 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 the rear parking assist system
Operating condition This system will activate when backing up with the ignition switch ON. If the vehicle is moving at a speed over 5 km/h (3 mph), the system may not be activated corr ...

Rear parking assist system precautions
The rear parking assist system may not sound consistently depending on the speed and shapes of the objects detected. The rear parking assist system may malfunction if the vehicle bump ...

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