Kia Optima: Parking distance warning-reverse / Non-operational conditions of parking distance warningreverse

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2020 Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Parking distance warning-reverse / Non-operational conditions of parking distance warningreverse

The parking distance warningreverse may not operate properly when:

1. Moisture is frozen to the sensor. (It will operate normally once the moisture clears.)
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. 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 covered 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, sound absorbent 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 parking distance warning-reverse
Operating condition This system will activate when the indicator on the parking distance warning-reverse OFF button is not illuminated. If you desire to deactivate the parking distance warni ...

Parking distance warningreverse precautions
The parking distance warningreverse may not sound consistently depending on the speed and shapes of the objects detected. The parking distance warningreverse may malfunction if the vehicle bum ...

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