Kia Optima: Fuel gauge - Gauges - Instrument cluster - Features of your vehicle - Kia Optima TF 2011-2020 Owners ManualKia Optima: Fuel gauge

The fuel gauge indicates the approximate amount of fuel remaining in the fuel

The fuel gauge indicates the approximate amount of fuel remaining in the fuel tank. The fuel tank capacity is given in section 8. The fuel gauge is supplemented by a low fuel warning light, which will illuminate when the fuel tank is nearly empty.

On inclines or curves, the fuel gauge pointer may fluctuate or the low fuel warning light may come on earlier than usual due to the movement of fuel in the tank.

Running out of fuel can expose vehicle occupants to danger. You must stop and WARNING - Fuel gauge

Running out of fuel can expose vehicle occupants to danger. You must stop and obtain additional fuel as soon as possible after the warning light comes on or when the gauge indicator comes close to the E level.

Avoid driving with extremely low fuel level. Running out of fuel could cause CAUTION

Avoid driving with extremely low fuel level. Running out of fuel could cause the engine to misfire, damaging the catalytic converter.

Tachometer
Type A Type B The tachometer indicates the approximate number of engine revolutions per minute (rpm). Use the tachometer to select the correct shift points and to prevent lugging and/or ove ...

Engine temperature gauge
This gauge shows the temperature of the engine coolant when the ignition switch is ON. Do not continue driving with an overheated engine. If your vehicle overheats, refer to “If the engine over ...

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Cigarette Lighter
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Manual operation
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