Keys


The key code number is stamped on


The key code number is stamped on the plate 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 plate and store it in a safe place. Also, record the code number and keep it in a safe and handy place, but not in the vehicle.

Key operations


Key operations
1 Master key
Used to start the engine, lock and unlock the doors, lock and unlock the glove box.

2 Transmitter (if equipped) Used to lock and unlock the doors.

WARNING - Ignition key Leaving children unattended in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous even if the key is not in the ignition. Children copy adults and they could place the key in the ignition. The ignition 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.

NOTICE
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 damage to the starter motor and possible fire due to excessive current in the wiring.

    See also:

    Before driving
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    Maintenance
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    Towing
    If emergency towing is necessary, we recommend having it done by an authorized Kia dealer or a commercial tow-truck service. Proper lifting and towing procedures are necessary to prevent damage ...