Kia Rio: Clutch System / Clutch Switch

Kia Rio 2017-2023 YB Service Manual / Clutch System / Clutch Switch


Working voltage
DC 12.5V
Operating force
Initial position : 0.25 ± 0.15N(0.025 ± 0.015kg, 0.056 ± 0.034lb)
Full position : 0.8 ± 0.2 N(0.08 ± 0.02 kgf, 0.579 ± 0.014 lb-ft)
Working temperature
-40°C to 80°C (-40°F to 176°F)

Description and operation

Ignition lock switch is mounted on the clutch pedal.

Ignition lock switch is operated when you press the clutch pedal.

If the clutch pedal is not pressed down, the engine is not started.

Repair procedures

Component Inspection


Remove the clutch & ignition lock switch.


Rotate the switch lever to the direction of the arrow to check the operating point (A).


Turn ignition switch OFF and disconnect the negative (-) battery cable.


Disconnect the ignition lock switch connector (A).


Remove the ignition lock and clutch switch (B).


Install in the reverse order of removal.


Fixing the clutch pedal end of (B).


Lightly tighten the bolt after the fixed to the clutch pedal hook to the switch lever.


Turn the ignition lock switch lever in ON → OFF position and then tighten the bolts (A) with specified torque.

Clutch pedal operating stroke (B)

Gasoline 1.2 / 1.4 : 70 ± 3.0 mm (2.7559 ± 0.1181 in.)

Gasoline 1.0 T-GDI : 72.5 ± 3.0 mm (2.8543 ± 0.1181 in.)

Diesel U2 1.4 : 75.0 ± 3.0 mm (2.9528 ± 0.3031 in.)

Tightening torque :

2.0 - 3.9 N·m (0.2 - 0.4 kg·m, 1.4 - 2.9 lb·ft)

Ignition Lock Switch
Specifications Specifications Item Specifications Working voltage DC 12.5V Operating force Initial po ...

Clutch Pedal
Components and components location Components [Gasoline 1.2, 1.4 ] 1. Clutch pedal assembly 2. Ignition lock and clutch switch 3. Master cylinder 4. Clutch ...

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