Kia Optima: Good driving practices - Automatic transaxle - Driving your vehicle - Kia Optima TF 2011-2018 Owners ManualKia Optima: Good driving practices

WARNING

If your vehicle becomes stuck in snow, mud, sand, etc., then you may attempt WARNING

If your vehicle becomes stuck in snow, mud, sand, etc., then you may attempt to rock the vehicle free by moving it forward and backward. Do not attempt this procedure if people or objects are anywhere near the vehicle. During the rocking operation the vehicle may suddenly move forward of backward as it becomes unstuck, causing injury or damage to nearby people or objects.

Moving up a steep grade from a standing start

To move up a steep grade from a standing start, depress the brake pedal, shift the shift lever to D (Drive). Select the appropriate gear depending on load weight and steepness of the grade, and release the parking brake. Depress the accelerator gradually while releasing the service brakes.

Automatic transaxle operation
The automatic transaxle has 6 forward speeds and one reverse speed. The individual speeds are selected automatically, depending on the position of the shift lever. ✽ NOTICE The first few sh ...

Brake system
...

See also:

Inspection
1. Turn ignition switch OFF. 2. Disconnect the oil temperature sensor connector. 3. Measure resistance between sensor signal terminal and sensor g ...

Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S). Description and Operation
Description Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S) consists of zirconium and alumina and is installed both upstream and downstream of the Manifold Catalytic Converter. The sensor output voltage varies in ...

Parking Brake
Checking the Parking Brake Check the stroke of the parking brake by counting the number of “clicks’’ heard while fully applying it from the released position. Also, the parking brake alone shou ...

Copyright © www.kiopman.com 2018