Kia Optima: Finish Damage Repair - Exterior Care - Maintenance - Kia Optima MS/Magentis 2000-2005 Owners ManualKia Optima: Finish Damage Repair

Deep scratches or stone chips in the painted surface must be repaired promptly. Exposed metal will quickly rust and may develop into a major repair expense.

✽ NOTICE

If your vehicle is damaged and requires any metal repair or replacement, be sure the body shop applies anti-corrosion materials to the parts repaired or replaced.

Waxing
Wax the vehicle when water will no longer bead on the paint. Always wash and dry the vehicle before waxing. Use good quality liquid or paste wax, and follow the manufacturers instructions. Wax all ...

Bright-Metal Maintenance
To remove road tar and insects, use a tar remover, not a scraper or other sharp object. To protect the surfaces of bright-metal parts from corrosion, apply a coating of wax or chrome preser ...

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Installation
Install the component with the specified torques. Note that internal damag ...

Tripmeter (If equipped)
TRIP A : Tripmeter A TRIP B : Tripmeter B The tripmeter indicates the distance of individual trips selected by the driver. Tripmeter A and B can be reset to zero by pressing the mode selection but ...

Troubleshooting
Failure Diagnosis 1. In principle, ESC and TCS controls are prohibited in case of ABS failure. 2. When ESC or TCS fails, only the failed system control is prohibited ...

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