Kia Optima: Outside rearview mirror / Folding the outside rearview mirror

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2022 Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Mirrors / Outside rearview mirror / Folding the outside rearview mirror

Electric type

The outside rearview mirror can be folded or unfolded by pressing the switch when the ignition switch is ACC or ON position as below.

Left (1) : The mirror will unfold.

Right (2) : The mirror will fold.

Center (AUTO, 3) :

The mirror will fold or unfold automatically as follows:

CAUTION - Electric type outside rearview mirror

Do no fold an electric type outside rearview mirror by hand. Doing so could cause motor failure.

✽ NOTICE - Electric type outside rearview mirror

The electric type outside rearview mirror operates even though the engine start/stop button is in the OFF position. However, to prevent unnecessary battery discharge, do not adjust the mirrors longer than necessary while the engine is not running. Do not fold an electric type outside rearview mirror by hand. This could cause motor failure.

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