Kia Rio: Warning lights / Charging System Warning Light

Kia Rio 2017-2020 YB Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Warning lights / Charging System Warning Light

This warning light illuminates:

If there is a malfunction with either the alternator or electrical charging system:

1. Drive carefully to the nearest safe location and stop your vehicle.

2. Turn the engine off and check the alternator drive belt for looseness or breakage.

If the belt is adjusted properly, there may be a problem in the electrical charging system.

In this case, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer as soon as possible.

Engine Oil Pressure Warning Light

This warning light illuminates:

If the engine oil pressure is low:

1.Drive carefully to the nearest safe location and stop your vehicle.

2.Turn the engine off and check the engine oil level (For more details, refer to “Engine Oil” in section 8). If the level is low, add oil as required.

If the warning light remains on after adding oil or if oil is not available, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer as soon as possible.

CAUTION - Engine Overheating

Do not continue driving with the engine overheated. Otherwise the engine may be damaged.

CAUTION - Engine Add fuel as soon as possible. damage

If the engine is not stopped immediately after the engine oil pressure warning light is illuminated and stays on while the engine is running, serious engine damage may result.

If the warning light stays on while the engine is running, there may be serious engine damage. In this case,

1. Stop the vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so.

2. Turn off the engine and check the oil level. If the oil level is low, fill the engine oil to the proper level.

3. Start the engine again. If the warning light stays on after the engine is started, turn the engine off immediately. In this case, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.

Electric Power Steering (EPS) Warning Light, Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL)
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Warning Light (if equipped) This warning light illuminates: Once you set the ignition switch or Engine Start/Stop Button to the ON position. - It remains on unti ...

Low Fuel Level Warning Light
This warning light illuminates: When the fuel tank is nearly empty. If the fuel tank is nearly empty: Add fuel as soon as possible. CAUTION - Low Fuel Level Driving with the Low Fuel Level warn ...

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