Kia Carens: Electronic parking brake (EPB) / Emergency braking

Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Brake system / Electronic parking brake (EPB) / Emergency braking

If there is a problem with the brake pedal while driving, emergency braking is possible by pulling up and holding the EPB switch. Braking is possible only while you are holding the EPB switch.

WARNING

Do not operate the parking brake while the vehicle is moving except in an emergency situation.

✽ NOTICE

During emergency braking by the EPB, the parking brake warning light will illuminate to indicate that the system is operating.

CAUTION

If you continuously notice a noise or burning smell when the EPB is used for emergency braking, we recommend that the system be checked by an authorized Kia dealer.

EPB malfunction indicator
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