Kia Optima: Parking brake - Maintenance - Kia Optima TF 2011-2024 Owners ManualKia Optima: Parking brake

Type A

Type A

Type B

Type B

Checking the parking brake

Type A

Check whether the stroke is within specification when the parking brake pedal is depressed with 20 kg (44 lb, 196 N) of force. Also, the parking brake alone should securely hold the vehicle on a fairly steep grade.

If the stroke is more or less than specified, have the parking brake adjusted by an authorized Kia dealer.

Type B

Check the stroke of the parking brake by counting the number of clicks heard while fully applying it from the released position. Also, the parking brake alone should securely hold the vehicle on a fairly steep grade.

If the stroke is more or less than specified, have the parking brake adjusted by an authorized Kia dealer.

Stroke : 6~8 clicks at a force of 20 kg (44 lbs, 196 N).

Checking the washer fluid level
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Air cleaner
Filter replacement It must be replaced when necessary, and should not be washed. You can clean the filter when inspecting the air cleaner element. Clean the filter by using compressed air. ...

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Disassembly
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General Service Information
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Owners Responsibility
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