Kia Optima: Push-starting - Emergency starting - What to do in an emergency - Kia Optima TF 2011-2020 Owners ManualKia Optima: Push-starting

Your manual transaxle-equipped vehicle should not be push-started because it might damage the emission control system.

Vehicles equipped with automatic transaxle cannot be push-started.

Follow the directions in this section for jump-starting.

Never tow a vehicle to start it WARNING

Never tow a vehicle to start it because the sudden surge forward when the engine starts could cause a collision with the tow vehicle.

Jump starting procedure
1. Make sure the booster battery is 12- volt and that its negative terminal is grounded. 2. If the booster battery is in another vehicle, do not allow the vehicles to touch. 3. Turn off all ...

If the engine overheats
If your temperature gauge indicates overheating, you will experience a loss of power, or hear loud pinging or knocking, the engine is probably too hot. If this happens, you should: 1. Pull of ...

See also:

CVVT Oil Control Valve (OCV). Specifications
Specification Item Specification Coil Resistance (Ω) 6.9 ~ 7.9 [20∞C(68∞F)] ...

Inspection
Rear Brake Disc Thickness Check 1. Check the brake pads for wear and fade. 2. Check the brake disc for damage and cracks. 3. Remove all rust and contam ...

To fasten the front lap/shoulder belt
1. Grasp the buckle and tongue plate. 2. Slowly pull the lap/shoulder belt out from the retractor. 3. Insert the tongue plate into the open end of the buckle until an audible УclickФ is heard, ...

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