Kia Forte: Instrument Cluster Control - Instrument cluster - Features of your vehicle - Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Owners ManualKia Forte: Instrument Cluster Control

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Adjusting Instrument Cluster Illumination

The instrument panel illumination intensity can be adjusted by pressing the control


The instrument panel illumination intensity can be adjusted by pressing the control switch with the headlight switch in any position when the ignition switch is in the ON position.

The illumination intensity is shown on the instrument cluster LCD display.

If you hold the illumination control button ("+" or "-"), the brightness will


If you hold the illumination control button ("+" or "-"), the brightness will be changed continuously.

If the brightness reaches to the maximum or minimum level, an alarm will sound.

LCD Display Control

The LCD display modes can be changed by using the control buttons on the steering


The LCD display modes can be changed by using the control buttons on the steering wheel.

[Type A]

(1) TRIP :

TRIP button for changing trip modes

(2) RESET :

RESET button for resetting items

[Type B]

(1) : MODE button for changing modes (2)
: MODE button for changing modes (2) : MOVE button for changing items (3)
: MOVE button for changing items (3) : SELECT/RESET button for setting or resetting the selected item
: SELECT/RESET button for setting or resetting the selected item

❈ For the LCD modes, refer to "LCD Display" in this chapter.

Gauges

Speedometer

The speedometer indicates the forward speed of the vehicle.


The speedometer indicates the forward speed of the vehicle.

The speedometer is calibrated in miles per hour and/or kilometers per hour.

Tachometer

The tachometer indicates the approximate number of engine revolutions per minute


The tachometer indicates the approximate number of engine revolutions per minute (rpm).

Use the tachometer to select the correct shift points and to prevent lugging and/or over-revving the engine.

The tachometer pointer may move slightly when the ignition switch is in ACC or ON position with the engine OFF. This movement is normal and will not affect the accuracy of the tachometer once the engine is running.

CAUTION - Red zone

Do not operate the engine within the tachometer's RED ZONE. This may cause severe engine damage.

Instrument cluster
1. Tachometer 2. Speedometer 3. Engine coolant temperature gauge 4. Fuel gauge 5. Turn signal indicators 6.Warning and indicator lights 7. LCD display ...

Engine coolant temperature gauge
This gauge shows the temperature of the engine coolant when the ignition switch is ON. Do not continue driving with an overheated engine. If the gauge pointer moves beyond the normal range are ...

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