Kia Niro: Auto Lighting Control System / Description and operation

Description

It's a system that uses illumination sensor to automatically turn ON the tail lamp and head lamp based on the change in surrounding environment's illumination condition. It activates when the vehicle enters/exits tunnel, or when the illumination condition in surrounding environment changes due to rain, snow, or fog. Precautions corresponding to the use of this system are as follows.

1.

Do not add another device on top of this device.

2.

Be sure to switch to manual during poor visibility climate, such as fog, heavy rain, or cloudy weather.

3.

Illumination intensity in an actual vehicle is not always constant, and lamp ON/OFF time may very depending on the climate, season, and surrounding environment.

4.

Use this system only during sunrise and sunset period, and manually control lamp ON/OFF for general conditions.

5.

Error may occur if light block coating that may change interior illumination is applied.

Schematic diagrams
Circuit Diagram ...

Auto Light Sensor Repair procedures
Inspection Check if the auto light control operates like a timing chart shown below. Tail lamp output and head lamp (Low) output is controlled based on the auto light sensor's inp ...

Other information:

Kia Niro 2017 (DE HEV) Service Manual: Shift Lever Components and components location
Components 1. Shift lever knob & boots 2. Shift lever assembly 3. Shift cable assembly ...

Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual: Using a cellular phone or a twoway radio
When a cellular phone is used inside the vehicle, noise may be produced from the audio system. This does not mean that something is wrong with the audio equipment. In such a case, use the cellular phone at a place as far as possible from the audio equipment. CAUTION When using a communicatio ...

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