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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Cruise control system
The cruise control system allows you to program the vehicle to maintain a constant speed without depressing the accelerator pedal. This system is designed to function above approximately 40 km/h (2 ...

Releasing the parking brake
Foot type To release the parking brake, depress the parking brake pedal a second time while applying the foot brake. The pedal will automatically extend to the fully released position. Hand ...

Installation
Parking Brake Shoe 1. Install the shoe hold down pin (A) and spring (B) by pressing and rotating the spring. 2. Install the operating lever assembly (D) and th ...

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