Kia Soul: Map lamp - Interior light - Features of your vehicle - Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner ManualKia Soul: Map lamp

First generation AM (2010–2013) / Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner Manual / Features of your vehicle / Interior light / Map lamp

Type A

Type A

Push the lens (1) to turn the map lamp on or off. This light produces a spot beam for convenient use as a map lamp at night or as a personal lamp for the driver and the front passenger.

(2) DOOR

The light will turn on as below if the button is pressed.

The light will turn off if the button is pressed again. The light comes on when any door (or tailgate) is opened regardless of the ignition switch position. When doors are unlocked by the transmitter or the key is removed from the ignition switch, the light comes on for approximately 30 seconds as long as any door is not opened. The light goes out gradually after approximately 30 seconds if the door is closed.

However, if the ignition switch is ON or all doors are locked, the light will turn off immediately. If a door is opened with the ignition switch in the ACC or LOCK position, the light stays on for about 20 minutes. However, if a door is opened with the ignition switch in the ON position, the light stays on continuously.

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