Kia Optima: Towing with a vehicle other than a tow truck - Towing - In Case Of An Emergency - Kia Optima MS/Magentis 2000-2005 Owners ManualKia Optima: Towing with a vehicle other than a tow truck

If towing is necessary, we recommend you to have it done by an Authorized Kia

If towing is necessary, we recommend you to have it done by an Authorized Kia dealer or a commercial tow truck service.

If towing service is not available in an emergency, your vehicle may be temporarily towed using a cable or chain secured to the emergency towing hook. Use extreme caution when towing the vehicle.

A driver must be in the vehicle to steer it and operate the brakes.

Towing in this manner may be done only on hardsurfaced roads for a short distance and at low speeds. Also, the wheels, axles, power train, steering and brakes must all be in good condition.

✽ NOTICE

CAUTION CAUTION

Use extreme caution when towing the vehicle.

 

When Your Vehicle Is Being Towed By Another Vehicle Other Than a Tow Truck (in

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When Your Vehicle Is Being Towed By Another Vehicle Other Than a Tow Truck (in case of an emergency)
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