Kia Optima: Changing the engine oil and filter - Engine oil - Maintenance - Kia Optima TF 2011-2022 Owners ManualKia Optima: Changing the engine oil and filter

Have engine oil and filter changed by an authorized Kia dealer according to the Maintenance Schedule at the beginning of this section.

Used engine oil may cause irritation WARNING

Used engine oil may cause irritation or cancer of the skin if left in contact with the skin for prolonged periods of time. Used engine oil contains chemicals that have caused cancer in laboratory animals. Always protect your skin by washing your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water as soon as possible after handling used oil.

Checking the engine oil level
2.4 engine 2.0 engine 1. Be sure the vehicle is on level ground. 2. Start the engine and allow it to reach normal operating temperature. 3. Turn the engine off and wait for a few min ...

Engine coolant
The high-pressure cooling system has a reservoir filled with year-round antifreeze coolant. The reservoir is filled at the factory. Check the antifreeze protection and coolant level at least on ...

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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 ...

Valve Body Description and Operation
Description The valve body is essential to automatic transaxle control and consists of various valves used to control the oil feed from the oil pump. Specifically, these valves consist of press ...

Vanity mirror lamp
Push the switch to turn the light on or off. : The lamp will turn on if this button is pressed. : The lamp will turn off if this button is pressed. CAUTION - Vanity mirror lamp (if equippe ...

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