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The key code number is stamped on the key code tag attached to the key set. Should


The key code number is stamped on the key code tag attached to the key set. Should you lose your keys, this number will enable an authorized Kia dealer to duplicate the keys easily. Remove the key code tag and store it in a safe place. Also, record the key code number and keep it in a safe and handy place, but not in the vehicle.

Key operations

Type A


Type A

Used to start the engine, lock and unlock the doors.

WARNING - Aftermarket keys

Use only Kia original parts for the ignition key in your vehicle. If an aftermarket key is used, the ignition switch may not return to ON after START. If this happens, the starter will continue to operate causing possible fire due to excessive current in the wiring.

Type B


Type B

To unfold the key, press the release button and the key will unfold automatically.

To fold the key, fold the key manually while pressing the release button.

CAUTION - Key button operation

Do not fold the key without pressing the release button. This may damage the key.

Type C


Type C

To remove the mechanical key, press and hold the release button and remove the mechanical key.

To reinstall the mechanical key, put the key into the hole and push it until a click sound is heard.

WARNING - Ignition key (Smart key)

Leaving children unattended in a vehicle with the ignition key (smart key) is dangerous even if the key is not in the ignition switch or start button is ACC or ON position. Children copy adults and they could place the key in the ignition switch or press the start button. The ignition key (smart key) would enable children to operate power windows or other controls, or even make the vehicle move, which could result in serious bodily injury or even death. Never leave the keys in your vehicle with unsupervised children, when the engine is running.

Keys
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Smart key
With a smart key, you can lock or unlock a door and even start the engine without inserting the key. The functions of the buttons on a smart key are similar to the remote keyless entry. (Refer ...

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