Kia Niro: How vehicle radio works / FM radio station

FM broadcasts are transmitted at high frequencies and do not bend to follow the earth's surface. Because of this, FM broadcasts generally begin to fade at short distances from the station. Also, FM signals are easily affected by buildings, mountains, or other obstructions. These can result in certain listening conditions which might lead you to believe a problem exists with your radio. The following conditions are normal and do not indicate radio trouble:

AM (MW, LW) reception
AM broadcasts can be received at greater distances than FM broadcasts. This is because AM radio waves are transmitted at low frequencies. These long, low frequency radio waves can follow the cur ...

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 ...

Other information:

Kia Niro 2017 (DE HEV) Service Manual: Front Seat Assembly Components and components location
Component Location 1. Front seat assembly ...

Kia Niro 2017 (DE HEV) Service Manual: Auxiliary 12V Battery Repair procedures
Removal Auxiliary 12V Battery 1. Open the trunk. 2. Remove the luggage side trim [RH] side cover (A). 3. Turn the ignition switch OFF and disconnect the battery negative (-) terminal (A). ...

© 2016-2019 www.kniro.net