Kia Optima: Charging System Warning - Warnings and Indicators - Driving Your Vehicle - Kia Optima MS/Magentis 2000-2005 Owners ManualKia Optima: Charging System Warning

a malfunction of either the generator or electrical charging system. If the warningThis warning light indicates a malfunction of either the generator or electrical charging system. If the warning light illuminates while driving:

1. Drive to the nearest safe location and carefully stop your vehicle.

2. With the engine off, check the generator drive belt for looseness or breakage.

3. If the belt is adjusted properly, a problem exists somewhere in the electrical charging system. Have an Authorized Kia Dealer or other competent repair shop locate and correct the problem as soon as possible.

CAUTION CAUTION

Do not drive the vehicle with a loose or broken generator belt; the engine could be damaged by overheating because this belt also drives the water pump.

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