Kia Optima: Push-Starting - Emergency Starting - In Case Of An Emergency - Kia Optima MS/Magentis 2000-2005 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 transaxles cannot be push-started. Follow the directions for jump-starting in this manual.

WARNING 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 unnec ...

Electrical Circuit Protection
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