Kia Forte: Cruise control system - Driving your vehicle - Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Owners ManualKia Forte: Cruise control system

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The cruise control system allows you to program the vehicle to maintain a constant speed without depressing the accelerator pedal.

This system is designed to function above approximately 25 mph (40 km/h).

If the cruise control is left on, (CRUISE indicator light in the instrument cluster illuminated) the cruise control can be switched on accidentally. Keep the cruise control system off (CRUISE indicator light OFF) when the cruise control is not in use, to avoid inadvertently setting a speed.

Use the cruise control system only when traveling on open highways in good weather.

Do not use the cruise control when driving in heavy or varying traffic, or on slippery (rainy, icy or snow-covered) or winding roads or over 6% up-hill or down-hill roads.

✽ NOTICE

WARNING - Misuse of Cruise Control or Cruise Control Misuse

Do not use cruise control if the traffic situation does not allow you to drive safely at a constant speed and with sufficient distance to the vehicle in front.

Cruise control switch

CRUISE :


CRUISE :

Turns cruise control system on or off.

CANCEL:

Cancels cruise control operation.

RES+:

Resumes or increases cruise control speed.

SET-:

Sets or decreases cruise control speed.

To set cruise control speed:

1.Press the CRUISE button on the steering wheel to turn the system on. The CRUISE


1.Press the CRUISE button on the steering wheel to turn the system on. The CRUISE indicator light in the instrument cluster will illuminate.

2.Accelerate to the desired speed, which must be more than 20 mph (30 km/h).

✽ NOTICE - Manual transaxle

For manual transaxle vehicles, you should depress the brake pedal at least once to set the cruise control after starting the engine.

3.Move the lever down (to SET-), and release it at the desired speed.The SET


3.Move the lever down (to SET-), and release it at the desired speed.The SET indicator light in the instrument cluster will illuminate.

Release the accelerator pedal at the same time. The desired speed will automatically be maintained.

On a steep grade, the vehicle may slow down or speed up slightly while going uphill or downhill.

To increase cruise control set speed:

Follow either of these procedures:


Follow either of these procedures:

The cruising speed will increase by 1 mph (or 2km/h) each time you move the lever up (to RES+) in this manner.

To decrease the cruising speed:

Follow either of these procedures:


Follow either of these procedures:

The cruising speed will decrease by 1 mph (2 km/h) each time you move the lever down (to SET-) in this manner.

To temporarily accelerate with the cruise control on:

If you want to speed up temporarily when the cruise control is on, depress the accelerator pedal.

Increased speed will not interfere with cruise control operation or change the set speed.

To return to the set speed, take your foot off the accelerator pedal.

To cancel cruise control, do one of the following:


Each of these actions will cancel cruise control operation (the SET indicator light in the instrument cluster will go off), but it will not turn the system off. If you wish to resume cruise control operation, move up the lever (to RES+) located on your steering wheel.You will return to your previously preset speed.

To resume cruising speed at more than approximately 25 mph (40 km/h):

If any method other than the CRUISE button was used to cancel cruising speed


If any method other than the CRUISE button was used to cancel cruising speed and the system is still activated, the most recent set speed will automatically resume when you move the lever up (to RES+).

It will not resume, however, if the vehicle speed has dropped below approximately 25 mph (40 km/h).

✽ NOTICE

Always check the road conditions when you move the lever up (to RES+) to resume the speed.

To turn cruise control off, do one of the following:


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