Kia Optima: Fuse Replacement - Fuses - Electrical Circuit Protection - In Case Of An Emergency - Kia Optima MS/Magentis 2000-2005 Owners ManualKia Optima: Fuse Replacement

WARNING - Fuse Replacement WARNING - Fuse Replacement

If the electrical system does not work, first check the drivers side fuse panel.

1. Turn the ignition switch and all other switches off.

2. Using a key, remove the fuse box cover.

2. Using a key, remove the fuse box cover.

3. Pull the suspected fuse straight out. Use the removal tool provided on the cover (if equipped). Refer to the fuse panel chart on the fuse panel cover to identify the likely problem fuse or electrical circuit.

4. Check the removed fuse; replace it if it is blown. The number of fuses vary according to the vehicle model. Check both the passenger and engine compartment fuse box covers.

5. Push in a new fuse of the same rating, and make sure it fits tightly in the clips.

If it fits loosely, consult an authorized Kia dealer.

If you do not have a spare, use a fuse of the same rating from a circuit you may not need for operating the vehicle, such as the radio or clock (Room) fuse.

If the headlights or other electrical components do not work and the fuses are OK, check the fuse block in the engine compartment. If a fuse is blown, it must be replaced.

1. Turn the ignition switch and all other switches off.

2. Remove the fuse block cover by unhooking the tab on one end and tilting the cover back toward the other end.

3. Check the fuses. If one is blown, replace it with a new one of the same rating.

✽ NOTICE

After checking the fuse box in the engine compartment, please securely install the fuse box cover. If not, electrical failures may occur from water leaking in.

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