Kia K900: Auto hold - Brake system - Driving your vehicle - KIA K900 2014-2019 Owner's ManualKia K900: Auto hold

The Auto Hold maintains the vehicle in a standstill even though the brake pedal is not depressed after the driver brings the vehicle to a complete stop by depressing the brake pedal.

Set up

1.Depress the brake pedal and then press the Auto Hold button. The white AUTO


1.Depress the brake pedal and then press the Auto Hold button. The white AUTO HOLD indicator will come on and the system will be in the standby position.

The driver's door, engine hood and trunk closed and the driver's seat belt must be fastened before EPB will work.

2.When you stop the vehicle completely by depressing the brake pedal, the AUTO


2.When you stop the vehicle completely by depressing the brake pedal, the AUTO HOLD indicator changes from white to green.

3.The vehicle will remain stationary even if you release the brake pedal.

4.If EPB is applied, Auto Hold will be released.

Leaving

If you press the accelerator pedal with the shift lever in R (Reverse), D (Drive) or M (Manual) mode, the Auto Hold will be released automatically and the vehicle will start to move. The indicator changes from green to white.

WARNING

When driving off from Auto Hold by depressing the accelerator pedal, always check the surrounding area near your vehicle. Slowly depress the accelerator pedal for a smooth launch.

Cancel

To cancel the Auto Hold operation, press the Auto Hold switch. The AUTO HOLD indicator will go out.

To cancel the Auto Hold operation when the vehicle is at a standstill, press the Auto Hold switch while depressing the brake pedal.

✽ NOTICE

WARNING

For your safety, cancel the Auto Hold when you drive downhill or back up the vehicle or park the vehicle.

CAUTION

If there is a malfunction with the drivers door, engine hood or trunk open detection system, the Auto Hold may not work properly. Take your vehicle to an authorized K900 Kia dealer and have the system checked.

When the EPB is applied from Auto Hold, the notice will illuminate on the LCD


When the EPB is applied from Auto Hold, the notice will illuminate on the LCD display. Also, warning chime sounds once.

If it is impossible to apply EPB from Auto Hold, the notice will illuminate on


If it is impossible to apply EPB from Auto Hold, the notice will illuminate on the LCD display. Also, warning chime sounds once. In that time, apply the brake pedal.

CAUTION

If this notice illuminates, the Auto Hold and EPB may not operate. For your safety, apply the brake pedal.

If you did not apply the brake pedal when you release the Auto Hold by pressing


If you did not apply the brake pedal when you release the Auto Hold by pressing the [AUTO HOLD] switch, the notice will illuminate on the LCD display. Also, warning chime sounds once.

When you press the [AUTO HOLD] switch, if the driver door, engine hood and trunk


When you press the [AUTO HOLD] switch, if the driver door, engine hood and trunk are not closed or the driver seat belt is not fastened, the notice will illuminate on the LCD display.

Also warning chime sounds once. In that time, press the [AUTO HOLD] button after closing the driver door, engine hood and trunk and fastening the seat belt.

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