Kia Optima: Push-starting - Emergency starting - What to do in an emergency - Kia Optima TF 2011-2019 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 ...

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Vehicle Break-In Process
No special break-in period is needed. By following a few simple precautions for the first 600 miles (1 000 km) you may add to the performance, economy and life of your vehicle. Do not race the ...

Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Symptom Possible cause Remedy Tachometer does not operate Cluster fuse (10A) blown Check for short and replac ...

Torque Converter Control Solenoid Valve (T/CON_VFS). Description and Operation
Description Torque converter control solenoid valve (T/CON_VFS) is attached to the valve body. This variable force solenoid valve directly controls the hydraulic pressure inside the torque conver ...

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