Kia Optima: Air Bag System Components - Air Bag - Supplemental Restraint System - Knowing your vehicle - Kia Optima MS/Magentis 2000-2005 Owners ManualKia Optima: Air Bag System Components

The main components of your SRS are:

To indicate that your vehicle is equipped with drivers and passengers side

To indicate that your vehicle is equipped with drivers and passengers side air bags, the air bag covers on the steering wheel and on the dashboard are marked SRS AIR BAG.

Passengers side air bag

Passengers side air bag

The Importance of Using Safety Belts
There are four very important reasons to use safety belts even with an air bag supplemental restraint system. They: help keep you in the proper position (away from the air bag) when it inflates. ...

How the Drivers Air Bags (SRS) Work
The drivers air bags are stored in the steering wheel hub. The passengers air bag is stored in the dashboard above the glove box. In certain frontal collisions, your air bags will instantly infla ...

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Brake Bleeding Procedure
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Windshield Washers
In the OFF position, pull the lever gently toward you to spray washer fluid on the windshield and to run the wipers 2-3 cycles. Use this function when the windshield is dirty. The spray and wiper ...

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