Kia Optima: Important - use of compact spare tire - Jack and tools - If you have a flat tire - What to do in an emergency - Kia Optima TF 2011-2019 Owners ManualKia Optima: Important - use of compact spare tire

Your vehicle is equipped with a compact spare tire. This compact spare tire takes up less space than a regular- size tire. This tire is smaller than a conventional tire and is designed for temporary use only.

CAUTION

The compact spare tire is for WARNING

The compact spare tire is for emergency use only. Do not operate your vehicle on this compact spare at speeds over 80 km/h (50 mph). The original tire should be repaired or replaced as soon as is possible to avoid failure of the spare possibly leading to personal injury or death.

The compact spare should be inflated to 420 kPa (60 psi).

✽ NOTICE

Check the inflation pressure after installing the spare tire. Adjust it to the specified pressure, as necessary.

When using a compact spare tire, observe the following precautions:

Changing tires
1. Park on a level surface and apply the parking brake firmly. 2. Shift the shift lever into R (Reverse) for manual transaxle or P (Park) for automatic transaxle. 3. Activate the hazard wa ...

Towing
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See also:

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Installation
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Inspection
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