Kia Optima: Parking brake - Maintenance - Kia Optima TF 2011-2018 Owners ManualKia Optima: Parking brake

Type A

Type A

Type B

Type B

Checking the parking brake

Type A

Check whether the stroke is within specification when the parking brake pedal is depressed with 20 kg (44 lb, 196 N) of force. Also, the parking brake alone should securely hold the vehicle on a fairly steep grade.

If the stroke is more or less than specified, have the parking brake adjusted by an authorized Kia dealer.

Type B

Check the stroke of the parking brake by counting the number of clicks heard while fully applying it from the released position. Also, the parking brake alone should securely hold the vehicle on a fairly steep grade.

If the stroke is more or less than specified, have the parking brake adjusted by an authorized Kia dealer.

Stroke : 6~8 clicks at a force of 20 kg (44 lbs, 196 N).

Checking the washer fluid level
Check the fluid level in the washer fluid reservoir and add fluid if necessary. Plain water may be used if washer fluid is not available. However, use washer solvent with antifreeze charac ...

Air cleaner
Filter replacement It must be replaced when necessary, and should not be washed. You can clean the filter when inspecting the air cleaner element. Clean the filter by using compressed air. ...

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Removal
Front Speaker 1. Remove the front door trim panel and speaker connector.(Refer to the BD group - "Front door") 2. Remove the front speaker (A) after loos ...

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 ...

Reassembly
Thoroughly clean all parts to be assembled.Before installing the parts, apply fresh engine oil to all sliding and rotating surfaces. ...

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