Kia Sportage: Electronic parking brake (EPB) / Releasing the parking brake

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2020) Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Brake system / Electronic parking brake (EPB) / Releasing the parking brake

To release the EPB (electronic parking brake), press the EPB switch while doing the following:

Make sure the brake warning light goes off.

To release EPB (electronic parking brake) automatically:

Make sure the brake warning light goes off.

✽ NOTICE

✽ NOTICE

If the parking brake warning light is still on even though the EPB has been released, have the system checked by an authorized Kia dealer.

CAUTION

Do not drive your vehicle with the EPB applied. It may cause excessive brake pad and brake rotor wear.

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

✽ NOTICE

If the driver turns the engine off by mistake while Auto Hold is operating, EPB will be automatically applied. (Vehicles equipped with Auto Hold)

Applying the parking brake
To apply the EPB (electronic parking brake): 1. Depress the brake pedal. 2. Pull up the EPB switch. Make sure the warning light comes on. Also, the EPB is applied automatically if the Auto Hold ...

System warning
If you try to drive off depressing the accelerator pedal with the EPB applied, but the EPB doesn't release automatically, a warning will sound and a message will appear. If the driver ...

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