Kia Optima: Opening the Hood - Hood - Knowing your vehicle - Kia Optima MS/Magentis 2000-2005 Owners ManualKia Optima: Opening the Hood

1. Pull the release lever on the lower left side of the instrument panel to unlatch

1. Pull the release lever on the lower left side of the instrument panel to unlatch the hood.

2. Go to the front of the vehicle, slightly raise the hood, pull up on the secondary

2. Go to the front of the vehicle, slightly raise the hood, pull up on the secondary latch and lift the hood.

3. Raise the hood. It will raise completely by itself after it has been raised halfway.

Hood
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Closing the Hood
Check the area under the hood to make certain all filler caps are in place and that all loose items have been removed. Lower the hood then push down to properly lock in place. Check to make ...

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Removal
1. Release the residual pressure in fuel line (Refer to Release Residual Pressure in Fuel Line in this group). 2. Remove the fuel pump service cover (A) in the ...

Inspection
Check for continuity between the terminals while operating the wiper and washer switch. If it is not normal condition, replace wiper and wiper switch. ...

Fender Repair procedures
Replacement     • Be careful not to damage the fender and body. • When removing the clips, use a clip remover. 1. Remove the front bumper. (Ref ...

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