Kia Cadenza: Brake system / Electronic Parking Brake (EPB)

Kia Cadenza YG 2016-2023 Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Brake system / Electronic Parking Brake (EPB)

Applying the parking brake

To apply the EPB (Electronic Parking Brake):

1. Depress the brake pedal.

2. Pull up the EPB switch.

3. Make sure the warning light comes on. Also, the EPB is applied automatically if the Auto Hold button is on when the engine is turned off. However, if you pull up the EPB switch after the engine is turned off, the EPB will not be Applied.


On a steep incline or when pulling a trailer, if the vehicle does not remain at a standstill, do as follows:

1. Apply the EPB.

2. Pull up the EPB switch for more than 3 seconds.


Do not operate the parking brake/ EPB while the vehicle is moving except in an emergency situation.


A click or electric brake motor whine sound may be heard while operating or releasing the EPB. These conditions are normal and indicate that the EPB is functioning properly.

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Releasing the parking brake
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