Kia Ceed Parking Sensors Not Working – How To Fix

By Max Anthony •  Updated: 06/26/23 •  3 min read

Kia has been offering the Ceed for a number of years now and it is still a very popular car for a lot of people. Kia Ceed offers good value for money and has a good reputation for its quality and reliability.

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A lot of people love the Kia Ceed and continue to purchase them as they are a good car.

It is important to be aware of the things that can go wrong with your Kia Ceed so that you can take care of them in the best possible way and make sure that they do not cause you any issues.

For example, if you have a problem with your parking sensors, then you will want to get them fixed. It is very important that the sensors work properly in order for the Kia Ceed to park itself and to ensure that the vehicle is safe.

Clean The Sensors

You can clean the sensors with a soft cloth by wiping the dirt or debris from the sensor surface. If any dirt is left that is still clinging to the sensor, you can just use WD-40 to soften it. If it remains, you can wipe it off the sensor using wipers.

Once you have cleaned the sensor surface, you will have to use a cotton swab to scrub it off. To clean a sensor, wring a cotton swab that has been soaked in a cup of diluted ethanol and place it in the sensor.

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Gently twist the cloth around until the sensor is clean. You will need to twist a cotton swab and twist it while it is damp to wipe off any dirt or debris that may be in the sensors.

If the sensor is completely cleaned, turn the ignition key and drive away to do your job. After cleaning the surface of the parking sensors, you will need to clean the sensor. To do this, dip a cotton swab in alcohol and clean it.

When you are finished cleaning the sensors, use a clean microfiber cloth to wipe them clean to get rid of any alcohol residue.

Test the Wiring

First, switch off the battery. This wire will allow you to disconnect the negative battery terminal that holds the negative battery to the terminal where it needs to go.

Find the wiring harness for your parking sensor. This is usually located near the front or rear bumpers. This wiring harness is typically found just behind the front or back bumper.

Locate the wire harness that goes from the parking sensors to the battery and connect the power source to it. This will enable you to check whether the wires are connected properly or not.

If you cannot establish continuity in the wires, the sensor is most probably faulty and will require that you replace it.

If you believe that the wire is in okay condition, just reconnect the battery and then check that everything is still functioning. If it is not, then there may be a problem with one of the sensors.

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Max Anthony

Max is a gizmo-savvy guy, who has a tendency to get pulled into the nitty gritty details of technology and cars. He attended UT Austin, where he studied Information Science. He’s married and has three kids, one dog and a GMC truck and a Porsche 911. With a large family, he still finds time to share tips and tricks on cars, trucks and more.