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 ...

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Before starting
Close and lock all doors. Position the seat so that all controls are easily reached. Adjust the inside and outside rearview mirrors. Be sure that all lights work. Check all gauges. Check ...

Transmitter Code Registration (Using Code Saver)
1. Open Door. 2. Connect POWER (B+) and GND, signal line of Code Saver. 3. If connection is normal, signal line is activated and RED LED turns ON. ...

Removal
Room Lamp 1. Disconnect the negative(-) battery terminal. 2. Carefully remove the lamp lens (A) from the room lamp with a flat-tip screwdriver. ...

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