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This is my first kia and first vehicle with more advanced safety features. To leave my house I have to back out onto a busy 2 lane road. The RCCA gave me quite the shock as I had the vehicle delivered on Friday afternoon by the dealer. We took it for our first ride on saturday morning and I noticed that the RCCA locked the brakes on me trying to pull out of our driveway. We had plenty of room to complete the maneuver but there was a car in the opposite lane. I wouldn't mind the feature in general, but does changing the the early/late alarm change when it locks the brakes or just the chime? It would appear that I may have to just disable it as I don't want to "test" this again...it felt like we ran something over the first time. I even got out to check first...Beyond that our first drive was a success! Strange to buy a vehicle without having driven/seen one in person! Still so much to learn. Thanks!
 

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I don't want to tell you the wrong thing for a feature this important. Best thing to do is check the manual. It tells you exactly which settings to adjust to get an audible warning without actively breaking.
 

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This is my first kia and first vehicle with more advanced safety features. To leave my house I have to back out onto a busy 2 lane road. The RCCA gave me quite the shock as I had the vehicle delivered on Friday afternoon by the dealer. We took it for our first ride on saturday morning and I noticed that the RCCA locked the brakes on me trying to pull out of our driveway. We had plenty of room to complete the maneuver but there was a car in the opposite lane. I wouldn't mind the feature in general, but does changing the the early/late alarm change when it locks the brakes or just the chime? It would appear that I may have to just disable it as I don't want to "test" this again...it felt like we ran something over the first time. I even got out to check first...Beyond that our first drive was a success! Strange to buy a vehicle without having driven/seen one in person! Still so much to learn. Thanks!
Each of the systems work independently and if there was a sudden stop of traffic in front of you or traffic moving behind you as you back out, the FCW or RCCA system may get activated and override any other system currently activated. Many of us have used the stop and go with success but I always keep my foot on top of the brake pedal, just in case. That said, there have definitely been a few times that I've had to overtake the system as it was trying to do something not quite right. I'm sure it goes without saying but the safety systems are there to assist, not replace attentive and active driver involvement. That is why each of the systems can individually be activated or deactivated depending on the circumstances of your driving environment.
 
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