Kia Optima: Hazardous driving conditions - Special driving conditions - Driving your vehicle - Kia Optima TF 2011-2020 Owners ManualKia Optima: Hazardous driving conditions

When hazardous driving conditions are encountered such as water, snow, ice, mud, sand, or similar hazards, follow these suggestions:

Do not pump the brake pedal on a vehicle equipped with ABS. WARNING - ABS

Do not pump the brake pedal on a vehicle equipped with ABS.

Downshifting with an automatic transaxle, while driving on slippery surfaces WARNING - Downshifting

Downshifting with an automatic transaxle, while driving on slippery surfaces can cause an accident. The sudden change in tire speed could cause the tires to skid. Be careful when downshifting on slippery surfaces.

Special driving conditions
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Rocking the vehicle
If it is necessary to rock the vehicle to free it from snow, sand, or mud, first turn the steering wheel right and left to clear the area around your front wheels. Then, shift back and forth betwe ...

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Replacement
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Specifications
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Inspection
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