Kia Forte: Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) / LCD display for transmission temperature and warning message

Kia Forte 2019-2024 (BD) Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) / LCD display for transmission temperature and warning message

Transmission temperature Gauge

■ Type A

■ Type B

■ Type A

■ Type B

CAUTION

An increased or high temperature on the transmission temperature gauge can appear when the vehicle is on an incline and stopped for a long time using the accelerator pedal and without depressing the brake pedal.

■ Type A

■ Type B

Normal (below marking 10)

• In order to maintain the optimal gear shift performance, drive so that the temperature gauge is below the point (below marking10).

✽ NOTICE

The transmission temperature may increase rapidly if clutch slip occurs excessively due to repeated stopand- go driving on steep grades and when Hill Hold is maintained for a long time. In order to prevent excessive temperature increase, use the brake during low speed driving or when stopping the vehicle on a hill.

Before entering High/Overheat (from marking 10 to 14)

■ Type A

■ Type B

High/Overheat (from marking 15 to 16)

■ Type A

■ Type B

Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT)
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DCT warning messages
■ Type A ■ Type B This warning message is displayed when the vehicle is driven slowly on a grade and the vehicle detects that the brake pedal is not applied. Steep grade Driving up ...

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