Kia Optima: Curtain air bag - Airbag-advanced supplemental restraint system - Safety features of your vehicle - Kia Optima TF 2011-2020 Owners ManualKia Optima: Curtain air bag

Curtain air bags are located along both sides of the roof rails above the center

Curtain air bags are located along both sides of the roof rails above the center pillar.

They are designed to help protect the heads of the front seat occupants and the rear outboard seat occupants in certain side impact collisions.

The curtain air bags are designed to deploy only during certain side impact collisions, depending on the crash severity, angle, speed and impact. The curtain air bags are not designed to deploy in all side impact situations, collisions from the front or rear of the vehicle or in most rollover situations.

WARNING

Side impact air bag
Your vehicle is equipped with a side impact air bag in each front seat. The purpose of the air bag is to provide the vehicle's driver and/or the front passenger with additional protection ...

Why didnТt my air bag go off in a collision? (Inflation and non-inflation conditions of the air bag)
There are many types of accidents in which the air bag would not be expected to provide additional protection. These include rear impacts, second or third collisions in multiple impact accidents, ...

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Removal
1. Remove the battery and the battery tray. (Refer to "Charging system" in EE group.) 2. Remove the under cover (A). Tightening torque:7.8 ~ 11 ...

Checking the Engine Oil Level
1. Be sure the vehicle is on level ground. 2. Start the engine and allow it to reach normal operating temperature. 3. Turn the engine off and wait a few minutes for the oil to return to the oil pan. ...

Downshifting
When you must slow down in heavy traffic or while driving up steep hills, downshift before the engine starts to УlaborТТ. Downshifting reduces the chance of stalling and gives better acceleration ...

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