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Kia Sportage: Interior light adjustment switch

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2024) - Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Instrument cluster / Interior light adjustment switch

The brightness of the instrument panel illumination is changed by pressing the illumination control button ("+" or "-") when the ignition switch or ENGINE START/STOP button is ON, or the tail lamps are turned on.

Interior light adjustment switch

WARNING

Never adjust the instrument cluster while driving. This could result in loss of control and lead to an accident that may cause DEATH, SERIOUS INJURY, or property damage.

  • If you hold the illumination control button ("+" or "-"), the brightness will be changed continuously.

Interior light adjustment switch

  1. illumination
  • If the brightness reaches to the maximum or minimum level, an alarm will sound.

Gauges

The gauges display various information such as the speed of the vehicle, and so on.

Speedometer

Type A
Type A

Type B (km/h)/ (mph)
Type B (km/h)/ (mph)

The speedometer indicates the speed of the vehicle and is calibrated in miles per hour (mph) and kilometers per hour (km/h).

Tachometer

Type A / T y p e B
Type A / Type B

The tachometer indicates the approximate number of engine revolutions per minute (rpm).

Use the tachometer to select the correct shift points and to prevent lugging and/ or over-revving the engine.

CAUTION

Do not operate the engine within the tachometer's RED ZONE. This may cause severe engine damage.

Engine coolant temperature gauge

Type A / T y p e B
Type A / Type B

This gauge indicates the temperature of the engine coolant when the ENGINE START/STOP button is ON.

CAUTION

If the gauge pointer moves beyond the normal range area toward the "H" position, it indicates overheating that may damage the engine.

Do not continue driving with an overheated engine. If your vehicle overheats, refer to "If the engine overheats"

WARNING

Never remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot. The engine coolant is under pressure and could severely burn.

Wait until the engine is cool before adding coolant to the reservoir.

Fuel gauge

Type A / Type B
Type A / Type B

This gauge indicates the approximate amount of fuel remaining in the fuel tank.

NOTICE

  • The fuel tank capacity is given in "Recommended lubricants and capacities"
  • The fuel gauge is supplemented by a low fuel warning light, which will appear when the fuel tank is nearly empty.
  • On inclines or curves, the fuel gauge pointer may fluctuate or the low fuel warning light may come on earlier than usual due to the movement of fuel in the tank.

WARNING

Fuel gauge

Running out of fuel can expose vehicle occupants to danger.

You must stop and obtain additional fuel as soon as possible after the warning light comes on or when the gauge indicator comes close to the " E" level.

CAUTION

Avoid driving with an extremely low fuel level. Running out of fuel could cause the engine to misfire, which could damage the catalytic converter.

NOTICE

The fuel display may not be accurate if the vehicle is on an incline.

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