Kia Cee'd: Electric parking brake (EPB) / Releasing the parking brake

To release the EPB (electric parking brake), press the EPB switch in the following condition:

Make sure the brake warning light goes off.

To release EPB (electric parking brake) automatically:

• Manual transaxle vehicle

1. Start the engine.
2. Fasten the driver's seat belt.
3. Close the driver's door, engine hood and tailgate.
4. Depress the clutch pedal with the gear engaged.
5. Depress the accelerator pedal while releasing the clutch pedal.

• Automatic transaxle vehicle

1. Start the engine.
2. Fasten the driver's seat belt.
3. Close the driver's door, engine hood and tailgate.
4. Depress the accelerator pedal while the shift lever is in R (Rear), D (Drive).

• Shift lever in P (Park)

With the engine running depress the brake pedal and shift out of P (Park) to R (Rear) or D (Drive).

• Shift lever in N (Neutral)

With the engine running depress the brake pedal and shift out of N (Neutral) to R (Rear) or D (Drive).

Make sure the brake warning light goes off.

✽ NOTICE

✽ NOTICE - Manual transaxle

A vehicle towing a trailer on a hill or on an incline may slightly roll backwards when starting the vehicle. To prevent the situation follow the below instructions.

1. Depress the clutch pedal and select a gear.

2. Keep pulling up the EPB switch.

3. Depress the accelerator pedal and slowly release the clutch pedal.

4. If the vehicle starts off with enough driving power release the EPB switch.

Do not follow the above procedure when driving on a flat level ground. The vehicle may suddenly move forward.

CAUTION

EPB (electric parking brake) may be automatically applied when:

If the above situation occurs, depress the brake pedal and release EPB by pressing the EPB switch.

WARNING

CAUTION

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