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Kia Sportage: How to reset the power liftgate

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2024) - Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Power liftgate / How to reset the power liftgate

If the battery has been discharged or disconnected, or if the related fuse has been replaced or disconnected, for the power liftgate to operate normally, reset the power liftgate as follow:

  1. Make sure the gear is shifted to P (Park) position.
  2. Press and hold the Power liftgate open/close button located inside the liftgate.

    And then press the power liftgate outer handle switch for more than 3 seconds with pressing the power liftgate open/close button. The chime will cound.

  3. Close the liftgate manually.
  4. Press the power liftgate open button on the outside of the vehicle.
  5. The liftgate will open and the chime will sound.
  6. If the liftgate is stopped before it is fully open, resetting will not proceed.

    Wait until the liftgate is open fully and stopped.

If the power liftgate does not work properly after the above procedure, have the system checked by an authorized Kia dealer.

NOTICE

If the power liftgate does not operate normally, check again if the gear is in the correct position.

Power liftgate speed adjustment

To adjust the power liftgate speed, go to 'Vehicle ? Door ? Power liftgate speed ? Normal/Fast' within the instrument cluster settings of the infotainment system.

  • If power liftgate function turns off, you can not adjust the power liftgate speed.
  • Initial speed of Power liftgate is set as "Fast".

For more details, refer to "User settings mode"

Power liftgate opening height setting

The driver may set the height of a fully opened liftgate by following the below instruction.

Power liftgate opening height setting

The liftgate opening height can be adjusted within the instrument cluster settings or the infotainment system.

To adjust the power liftgate opening height, go to 'Vehicle ? Door ?Power

Liftgate Opening Height ? Level 1/Level 2/Level 3/Full Open/User Height Setting' to adjust the vehicle's liftgate height.

Power liftgate opening height user setting

The driver may set the height of a fully opened liftgate by following the below instruction.

Power liftgate opening height user setting

The liftgate opening height can be adjusted within the instrument cluster settings or the infotainment system.

To adjust the power liftgate opening height, go to 'User Settings Door Power Liftgate Opening Height User Height Setting' to adjust the vehicle's liftgate height.

Follow this instruction to adjust the liftgate height:

  1. Adjust the liftgate to the preferred height.
  2. Press the power liftgate close button for approximately 3 seconds.
  3. After the beep sound appears, the setup is finished.

The initial setting for 'User Height Setting' is identical to 'Full Open'.

The liftgate will open to the height the driver has set up.

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