Kia Optima: Recommended Lubricants - Lubricant Specifications - Maintenance - Kia Optima MS/Magentis 2000-2005 Owners ManualKia Optima: Recommended Lubricants

To help achieve proper engine and powertrain performance and durability, use only lubricants of the proper quality. The correct lubricants also help promote engine efficiency that results in improved fuel economy.

Engine oils labeled Energy Conserving Oil are now available. Along with other additional benefits, they contribute to fuel economy by reducing the amount of fuel necessary to overcome engine friction. Often, these improvements are difficult to measure in everyday driving, but in a year’s time, they can offer significant cost and energy savings.

These lubricants and fluids are recommended for use in your vehicle.

*1) Refer to the recommended SAE viscosity numbers on this page.

*1) Refer to the recommended SAE viscosity numbers on this page.

Lubricant Specifications
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Recommended SAE Viscosity Number
✽ NOTICE Always be sure to clean the area around any filler plug, drain plug, or dipstick before checking or draining any lubricant. This is especially important in dusty or sandy areas an ...

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Removal
1. Turn the ignition switch OFF and disconnect the battery negative (-) cable. 2. Disconnect the engine coolant temperature sensor connector (A). ...

Road Warning
Hazard Warning Flasher The hazard warning flasher serves as a warning to other drivers to exercise extreme caution when approaching, overtaking, or passing your vehicle. It should be used whene ...

Special Service Tools
  Tool (Number and name) Illustration Use Crankshaft front oil seal installer (09214-3K000) (09231-H1100) Install ...

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