Kia Carens: Steering wheel / Flex Steer Description and operation

Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Service Manual / Steering System / Steering wheel / Flex Steer Description and operation

Instruction
Flex Steer is system to choose the three modes power steering depending on driver preference or driving conditions.
  
Display on the cluster but power steering is would not changed while operating the steering wheel.
As a safety measures, mode is changed automatically when steering wheel operation is done.
Be sure to carefully change the mode while driving.
Electric Power Steering (MDPS) is not working due to the failure, "flex steer" is may not work.
How to operate
First input : Display the current mode on cluster. (4 seconds)
Add input (4 seconds) : Mode is changed sequentially.

Three steering modes
COMRORT : For the elder and the female drivers: it is mainly used for city driving and stop & parking, and a little lighter power steering.
NORMAL : Basic mode
SPORT : It is mainly used for highway driving, and a little heavy power steering.
Flex Steer Components and components location
Components Location 1. Flex steering swithch ...

Flex Steer Repair procedures
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