Kia Optima: Key operations - Keys - Features of your vehicle - Kia Optima TF 2011-2020 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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Inflation Pressures
All tire pressures (including the spare) should be checked monthly when the tires are cold. “Cold Tires” means the vehicle has not been driven for at least three hours or driven less than one mile ...

Owner maintenance schedule
When you stop for fuel: Check the engine oil level. Check the coolant level in coolant reservoir. Check the windshield washer fluid level. Look for low or under-inflated tires. Whil ...

If you have a flat tire while driving
If a tire goes flat while you are driving: 1.Take your foot off the accelerator pedal and let the vehicle slow down while driving straight ahead. Do not apply the brakes immediately or attempt ...

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