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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Schematic Diagrams
System Block Diagram Component Parts And Function Outline Component part Function Vehicle speed sensor Converts vehicle speed to pulse. ...

Head Lamp Aiming Instructions
<Mechanical aiming> The head lamps should be aimed with the proper beam-setting equipment, and in accordance with the equipment manufacturer's instructions. ...

Servicing The Electrical System
1. Prior to servicing the electrical system, be sure to turn off the ignition switch and disconnect the battery ground cable. ...

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