Kia Optima: Key operations - Keys - Features of your vehicle - Kia Optima TF 2011-2019 Owners ManualKia Optima: Key operations

Type A

Type A

Type B

Type B

Type A

Used to start the engine, lock and unlock the doors.

Type B

To remove the mechanical key, press and hold the release button and remove the mechanical key.

To reinstall the mechanical key, put the key into the hole and push it until a click sound is heard.

Leaving children unattended in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous even WARNING - Ignition key

Leaving children unattended in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous even if the key is not in the ignition switch. Children copy adults and they could place the key in the ignition switch. The ignition key would enable children to operate power windows or other controls, or even make the vehicle move, which could result in serious bodily injury or even death. Never leave the keys in your vehicle with unsupervised children.

Use only Kia original parts for the ignition key in your vehicle. If an aftermarket WARNING

Use only Kia original parts for the ignition key in your vehicle. If an aftermarket key is used, the ignition switch may not return to ON after START. If this happens, the starter will continue to operate causing damage to the starter motor and possible fire due to excessive current in the wiring.

Record your key number
The key code number is stamped on the bar code tag attached to the key set. Should you lose your keys, this number will enable an authorized Kia dealer to duplicate the keys easily. Remove the b ...

Immobilizer system (if equipped)
Your vehicle may be equipped with an electronic engine immobilizer system to reduce the risk of unauthorized vehicle use. Your immobilizer system is comprised of a small transponder in the ignition ...

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Cylinder Head. Components and Components Location
  1. Camshaft bearing cap 2. Camshaft front bearing cap 3. Exhaust camshaft 4. Intake camshaft 5. Exhaust CVVT assembly 6. Intake CVVT assembly 7. Exhaus ...

Certification label
The certification label is located on the driver's door sill at the center pillar. This label shows the maximum allowable weight of the fully loaded vehicle. This is called the GVWR (Gros ...

To Resume the Preset Speed
The vehicle will automatically resume the speed set prior to cancellation when you press and release the RES/ACCEL switch, providing the vehicle speed is above 25 mph (40 km/h). ...

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