Kia Sportage: Lighting
Battery saver function вЂў The purpose of this feature is to prevent the battery from being discharged. The system automatically turns off the headlights and parking lights when the driver removes the ignition key and opens the driver- side door. вЂў With this feature, the parklight will be turned off automatically if the driver parks on the side of road at night. If necessary, to keep the lights on when the ignition key is removed, perform the following : 1) Open the driver-side door. 2) Turn the parklights OFF and ON again using the light switch on the steering column.
Lighting control The light switch has a Headlight and a Parklight position. To operate the lights, turn the knob at the end of the control lever to one of the following positions: 1 OFF position 2 Parklight position 3 Headlight position
Parklight position ( ) When the light switch is in the parklight position (1st position), the tail, position, license and instrument panel lights are ON.
Headlight position ( ) When the light switch is in the headlight position (2nd position) the head, tail, position, license and instrument panel lights are ON.
High - beam operation To turn on the high beam headlights, push the lever forward. The high-beam indicator will light when the headlight high beams are switched on. To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not leave the lights on for a prolonged time while the engine is not running.
Flashing headlights To flash the headlights, pull the lever towards you. It will return to the normal (low-beam) position when released. The headlight switch does not need to be on to use this flashing feature.
Turn signals ( ) The ignition switch must be on for the turn signals to function. To turn on the turn signals, move the lever up or down. Green arrow indicators on the instrument panel indicate which turn signal is operating. They will selfcancel after a turn is completed. If the indicator continues to flash after a turn, manually return the lever to the OFF position. Lane change signals ( ) To signal a lane change, move the turn signal lever slightly and hold it in position. The lever will return to the OFF position when released. If an indicator stays on and does not flash or if it flashes abnormally, one of the turn signal bulbs may be burned out and will require replacement.
NOTICE If an indicator flash is abnormally quick or slow, bulb may be burned out or have a poor electrical connection in the circuit.
Front fog light (if equipped) Fog lights are used to provide improved visibility and avoid accidents when visibility is poor due to fog, rain or snow etc. The fog lights will turn on when fog light switch (➀) is turned to ON after the headlight is turned on. To turn off the fog lights, turn the switch to OFF.
NOTICE When in operation, the fog lights consume large amounts of vehicle electrical power. Only use the fog lights when visibility is poor. Unnecessary battery and generator drain could occur if the fog lights are used excessively.
Daytime running light (if equipped) Daytime Running Lights (DRL) can make it easier for others to see the front of your vehicle during the day. DRL can be helpful in many different driving conditions, and it is especially helpful after dawn and before sunset. The DRL system will make your high-beam headlights turn OFF when: 1. The head light switch is ON. 2. The parking brake engaged. 3. Engine stops.
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