Kia Optima: Instrument Panel Illumination - Gauges - Driving Your Vehicle - Kia Optima MS/Magentis 2000-2005 Owners ManualKia Optima: Instrument Panel Illumination

When the vehicles parking lights or headlights are on, the instrument panel

When the vehicles parking lights or headlights are on, the instrument panel lights activate. This makes the instruments and controls visible in darkness. To adjust the instrument panel illumination intensity, use the following procedure.

1. Depress the illumination control knob to pop it out.

2. Turn the knob up to brighten the lights or down to dim them.

3. Push the knob in after you select a brightness setting.

Tachometer
The tachometer indicates the approximate number of engine revolutions per minute (rpm). Use the tachometer to select the correct shift points and to prevent lugging the engine and/or overrevvin ...

Warnings and Indicators
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Installation
Installation is in the reverse order of removal. Perform the following : Adjust a shift cable. Refill engine with engine oil. Refill a transaxle with ...

Interior overview
1. Driver position memory system* 2. Door lock/unlock button 3. Outside rearview mirror control switch* 4. Power window lock button* 5. Power window switches* 6. Central door lock switch* 7. Ins ...

Explanation of scheduled maintenance items
Engine oil and filter The engine oil and filter should be changed at the intervals specified in the maintenance schedule. If the car is being driven in severe conditions, more frequent oil an ...

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