Kia Optima: Hazardous Driving Conditions - Special Driving Conditions - Driving Tips - Kia Optima MS/Magentis 2000-2005 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:

✽ NOTICE

Do not pump the brake pedal on ABS equipped vehicles.

WARNING - Downshifting WARNING - Downshifting

On slippery surfaces, downshifting can cause an accident. The sudden change in tire speed could cause the tires to skid. Be careful when downshifting on slippery surfaces. Try to drive slowly enough so you wonТt have to make any sudden changes in gear or vehicle speed.

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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1. Hold the timing chain, and place the intake CVVT & camshaft assembly. 2. Place the exhaust CVVT & camshaft assembly after releasing the ratchet of the timi ...

Intake Air Temperature Sensor (IATS). Repair procedures
Inspection 1. Turn the ignition switch OFF. 2. Disconnect the IATS connector. 3. Measure resistance between the IATS terminals 3 and 4. ...

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