Kia Soul: Unlocking - Smart key function - Smart key - Features of your vehicle - Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner ManualKia Soul: Unlocking

First generation AM (20102013) / Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner Manual / Features of your vehicle / Smart key / Smart key function / Unlocking

Using the door handle

1.Press the button of the driver's outside door handle.
2.The drivers door will unlock. The hazard warning lights will blink and the chime will sound two times.
3.Press the button once more within 4 seconds.
4.All doors and tailgate will unlock and the hazard warning lights will blink and the chime will sound two times.

❈If you press the button of the front passengers outside door handle while carrying the smart key, all doors will unlock.

  • When the smart key is recognized in the area of 28~40in. (0.7~1m) from the front outside door handle, other people can also open the doors.
  • After unlocking the drivers door or all doors, the door(s) will lock automatically unless the door is opened.

Using the button on the smart key

1.Press the unlock button (2) of the smart key.
2.The drivers door will unlock. The hazard warning lights will blink and the chime will sound two times.
3.Press the unlock button (2) once more within 4 seconds.
4.All doors and tailgate will unlock. The hazard warning lights will blink and the chime will sound two times.

After pressing the button, the doors will lock automatically unless any door or tailgate is opened within 30 seconds.

You can change the system to unlock all doors by one pressing the unlock button(Central Door Unlock Mode). Unlock mode can be switched between Two Stage Unlock Mode and Central Door Unlock Mode as follows:

Press the lock button(1) and unlock button(2) at the same time for 5 seconds or more. The hazard warning lights will blink four times.

    Locking
    Using the door handle button 1.Close all doors, engine hood and tailgate. 2.Press the button of the outside door handle. 3.All doors and tailgate will lock. The hazard warning lights will blink a ...

    Tailgate unlocking
    Using the tailgate handle button 1.Carry the smart key. 2.Press the tailgate handle button. 3.When all doors are locked, the hazard warning lights will blink two times. Using the button on the sma ...

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