Kia Optima: Driving in flooded areas - Special driving conditions - Driving your vehicle - Kia Optima TF 2011-2020 Owners ManualKia Optima: Driving in flooded areas

Avoid driving through flooded areas unless you are sure the water is no higher than the bottom of the wheel hub. Drive through any water slowly. Allow adequate stopping distance because brake performance may be affected.

After driving through water, dry the brakes by gently applying them several times while the vehicle is moving slowly.

Driving in the rain
Rain and wet roads can make driving dangerous, especially if you’re not prepared for the slick pavement. Here are a few things to consider when driving in the rain: A heavy rainfall will make ...

Highway driving
Tires Adjust the tire inflation pressures to specification. Low tire inflation pressures will result in overheating and possible failure of the tires. Avoid using worn or damaged tires which may r ...

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Changing the Engine Oil and Filter
Change engine oil and filter according to the Scheduled Maintenance at the beginning of this section. WARNING - Engine Oil Continuous contact with USED engine oil has caused skin cancer in la ...

Adjusting the height of front seat cushion
To change the height (front portion) of the seat cushion, rotate the knob located on the outside of the seat cushion. To lower the seat cushion, rotate the knob toward the front of the vehicle ...

Inspection
1. Check the driveshaft boots for damage and deterioration. 2. Check the driveshaft spline for wear or damage. 3. Check that there is no water or ...

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