Kia Carens: Electronic parking brake (EPB) / Releasing the parking

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

To release the EPB (Electronic parking brake), press the EPB switch in the following condition:

Make sure the brake warning light goes off.

To release EPB (Electronic parking brake) automatically:

✽ NOTICE

✽ NOTICE - Manual transaxle

A vehicle towing a trailer on a hill or on an incline may slightly roll backwards when starting the vehicle. To prevent the situation follow the below instructions.

1. Depress the clutch pedal and select a gear.

2. Keep pulling up the EPB switch.

3. Depress the accelerator pedal and slowly release the clutch pedal.

4. If the vehicle starts off with enough driving power release the EPB switch.

Do not follow the above procedure when driving on a flat level ground. The vehicle may suddenly move forward.

CAUTION

EPB (Electronic parking brake) may be automatically applied when:

If the above situation occurs, depress the brake pedal and release EPB by pressing the EPB switch.

WARNING

CAUTION

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