Kia Niro: The components of hybrid vehicle / If An Accident Occurs



If a vehicle accident occurs:

1.Stop the vehicle and shift the transmission into "P" position. And then depress the parking brake.
2.Turn off the Hybrid system by pushing the Engine Start/Stop Button.
3.Evacuate to the safety place.
4.Call emergency services for help and let them know the vehicle is a Hybrid vehicle.

Do not touch high voltage cables, connectors and package modules. High voltage components are orange in color.

Exposed cables or wires may be visible inside or outside of the vehicle. Never touch the wires or cables, because an electrical shock may occur causing injury or death.


If a submersion in water occurs:

If your vehicle was flooded and has soaked carpeting or water on the flooring, you should not try to start the Hybrid system. Never touch the high voltage cables, connectors and package modules, because an electrical shock may occur causing injury or death. High Voltage cables are orange in color.

We recommend that the car towed to an authorized Kia dealer.

Virtual Engine Sound System (VESS)
The Virtual Engine Sound System generates an engine sound for pedestrians to hear vehicle while at low speeds in EV mode. Hybrid battery air intake The hybrid battery air intake is located on bo ...

When the hybrid vehicle shuts off
When the high voltage battery or 12- volt battery discharges, or fuel tank is empty, the hybrid system may not operate. If the Hybrid system stops operating while the vehicle is moving, reduce the ...

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Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual: Emergency Stop Signal (ESS)
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Kia Niro 2017 (DE HEV) Service Manual: Resolver Sensor Repair procedures
Inspection Hybrid Drive Motor 1. Inspect the resolver sensor resistance. Item Pin Specification Remarks Resistance (Resolver sensor) 1 - 5 ...

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