Kia Optima: MAINTENANCE UNDER SEVERE USAGE CONDITIONS (T-GDI ENGINE) - Maintenance schedule - Maintenance - Kia Optima TF 2011-2019 Owners ManualKia Optima: MAINTENANCE UNDER SEVERE USAGE CONDITIONS (T-GDI ENGINE)

The following items must be serviced more frequently on cars mainly used under severe driving conditions. Refer to the chart below for the appropriate maintenance intervals.

R : Replace

SEVERE DRIVING CONDITIONS

SEVERE DRIVING CONDITIONS

A - Repeatedly driving shorts distanse of less than 8 km (5 miles) in normal temperature or less than 16 km (10 miles) in freezing temperature
B - Extensive engine idling or low speed driving for long distances
C - Driving on rough, dusty, muddy, unpaved, graveled or salt-spread roads
D - Driving in areas using salt or other corrosive materials or in very cold weather
E - Driving in sandy areas
F - Driving in heavy traffic area over 32°C (90°F)
G - Driving on uphill, downhill, or mountain road
H - Towing a Trailer, or using a camper, or roof rack
I - Driving as a patrol car, taxi, other commercial use or vehicle towing
J - Frequently driving in stop-and-go conditions

Chassis and body
Chart symbols: I- Inspect these items and their related parts. If necessary, correct, clean, refill, adjust or replace. R- Replace or change L- Lubricate. (1) Refer to the lubricant a ...

Explanation of scheduled maintenance items
Engine oil and filter The engine oil and filter should be changed at the intervals specified in the maintenance schedule. If the car is being driven in severe conditions, more frequent oil an ...

See also:

Installation
Be sure to install the harness wires so they will not pinch or interfere with other parts. 1. Remove the ignition key ...

Air intake control
This is used to select outside (fresh) air position or recirculated air position. To change the air intake control position, push the control button. Recirculated air position The indicator li ...

Yaw-rate and Lateral G Sensor. Repair procedures
Removal 1. Turn ignition switch OFF and disconnect the negative (-) battery cable. 2. Remove the floor console. (Refer to the Body group - Console) 3. ...

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