Kia Optima: Jump Starting - Emergency Starting - In Case Of An Emergency - Kia Optima MS/Magentis 2000-2005 Owners ManualKia Optima: Jump Starting

Jump starting can be dangerous if done incorrectly. Therefore, to avoid harm to yourself or damage to your vehicle or battery, follow the jump starting procedures on this page. If in doubt, we strongly recommend that you have a competent technician or towing service jump start your vehicle.

✽ NOTICE

Use only a 12-volt jumper system. You can damage a 12-volt starting motor, ignition system, and other electrical parts beyond repair by use of a 24-volt power supply (either two 12-volt batteries in series or a 24- volt motor generator set).

WARNING - Battery WARNING - Battery

Never attempt to check the electrolyte level of the batey as this may cause the battery to rupture or explode causing serious injury.

WARNING - Battery WARNING - Battery

Emergency Starting
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Jump Starting Procedure
1. Make sure the booster battery is 12-volt and that its negative terminal is grounded. 2. If the booster battery is in another vehicle, do not allow the vehicles to touch. 3. Turn off all unnec ...

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