Kia Forte: Front Camera System / Front View Camera Unit

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Front Camera System / Front View Camera Unit

Schematic diagrams
Circuit Diagram

Repair procedures

When replacing the LKA switch, check that the symbol mark in the cluster operates normally by pressing the ON/OFF switch.


Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.


Remove the front camera unit cover (A).


Remove the front camera unit (B) after disconnecting the connector (A)


Perform the camera calibration in the following case.

(Front View Camera System - "Repair Procedures")

Replace front view camera with a new one.

Front view camera is removed and mounted.

Windshield glass changed.

Front view camera coupler of the windshield glass is deformed.

After replacing the front view camera with a new one, the "Variant Coding" procedure MUST be performed.

(Front Camera System - "Repair Procedures")


Install in the reverse order of removal.

Diagnosis with KDS

In the body electrical system, failure can be quickly diagnosed by using the vehicle diagnostic system (KDS).

The diagnostic system (KDS) provides the following information.


Self diagnosis : Checking failure and code number (DTC).


Current data : Checking the system input/output data state.


Actuation test : Checking the system operation condition.


Additional function : Controlling other features including system option setting and zero point adjustment .


Select the 'Car model' and the Multifunction Camera (MFC)' to be checked in order to check the vehicle with the tester.


Select the 'Current Data' menu to search the current state of the input/output data.

The input/output data for the lane keeping assist (LKA) can be checked.

Front Camera System
Components and components location Components [4DR] 1. LKA ON/OFF switch 2. Instrument cluster 3. Front view camera [5DR] ...

Fuses And Relays

Other information:

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