Kia Sportage: Fuel Filler Door / Description and operation

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2023) Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Fuel Filler Door / Description and operation

Description
Fuel filler door lock/unlock switch
There is no seprate lock/unlock switch for fuel filler door.
It is operated in association with lock/unlock of all doors by power door lock switch and keyless entry transmitter/smart key transmitter.
System Configuration Diagram
[Keyless Entry Transmitter Type]

[Smart Key Transmitter Type]

Fuel filler door opening procedure
1.
The fuel filler door actuator is released when unlock button is pressed by power door unlock switch.

2.
After unlocking the fuel filler door, press the surface in the "3 o'clock direction" of fuel filler door to open the door.

Automatic unlock of fuel filler door by USM
USM item -> User setting -> Door/tailgate -> Automatic unlock (Can differ according to vehicle specifications)
OFF : Releases automatic door unlock setting
During power off/Without key: The door is automatically unlocked by removing ignition key or switching "OFF" the ignition.
Unlocking driver seat: All doors are automatically unlocked when driver side door is unlocked.
When moving: Doors are unlocked when the gear is shifted to "P (Parking)".

Components and components location
Component Location 1. Fuel filler door lock/unlock switch 2. Smart junction block (SJB) 3. Fuel filler door unlock actuator ...

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