Kia Optima: Push-Starting - Emergency Starting - In Case Of An Emergency - Kia Optima MS/Magentis 2000-2005 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 transaxles cannot be push-started. Follow the directions for jump-starting in this manual.

WARNING 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 unnec ...

Electrical Circuit Protection
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See also:

Oil Pressure Switch. Repair procedures
Inspection 1. Check the continuity between the terminal and the body with an ohmmeter.If there is no continuity, replace the oil pressure switch. 2. Ch ...

Front Door Edge Warning Light
A red light comes on when the front door is opened. The purpose of this light is to assist when you get in or out and also to warn passing vehicles. ...

ENGINE START/STOP button position
OFF Not illuminated • With automatic transaxle To turn off the engine (START/RUN position) or vehicle power (ON position), press the ENGINE START/STOP button with the shift lever in the P (Park ...

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