Kia Optima: Push-starting - Emergency starting - What to do in an emergency - Kia Optima TF 2011-2022 Owners ManualKia Optima: Push-starting

Your manual transaxle-equipped vehicle should not be push-started because it might damage the emission control system.

Vehicles equipped with automatic transaxle cannot be push-started.

Follow the directions in this section for jump-starting.

Never tow a vehicle to start it WARNING

Never tow a vehicle to start it because the sudden surge forward when the engine starts could cause a collision with the tow vehicle.

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 ...

If the engine overheats
If your temperature gauge indicates overheating, you will experience a loss of power, or hear loud pinging or knocking, the engine is probably too hot. If this happens, you should: 1. Pull of ...

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Blind Spot Detection Indicator Repair procedures
Removal 1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the mirror (C) from the mirror holder after disconnecting the heater connector (A) and BSD warning connector (B). 3. Remo ...

Engine Cooling System
The high-pressure cooling system has a reservoir filled with year-round antifreeze coolant. The reservoir is filled at the factory. Check the antifreeze protection and coolant level at least once a ...

Instrument Cluster. Description and Operation
Description ECO driving system This system is designed to encourage eco-driving by providing real-time feedback to the driver. The ECO indicator light assists you to drive in the most economical ...

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