Kia Soul: Automatic-dimming Function - Electro Chromic Inside Rear View Mirror - Body Electrical System - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Automatic-dimming Function

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Electro Chromic Inside Rear View Mirror / Automatic-dimming Function

To protect your vision during nighttime driving, your mirror will automatically dim upon detecting glare from the vehicles traveling behind you. The auto-dimming function can be controlled by the Dimming ON/OFF Button :
1.
Pressing and holding the Feature Control button for more than 3 but less than 6 seconds turns the auto-dimming function OFF which is indicated by the green Status Indicator LED turning off.
2.
Pressing and holding the Feature Control button again for more than 3 but less than 6 seconds turns the auto-dimming function ON which is indicated by the green Status Indicator LED turning on.
  
The mirror defaults to the "ON" position each time the vehicle is started.
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