Kia Optima: Trunk Lid - Knowing your vehicle - Kia Optima MS/Magentis 2000-2005 Owners ManualKia Optima: Trunk Lid

To prevent premature wear or damage to the trunk lid lift cylinders and attaching hardware, the trunk lid must be fully closed before you drive your vehicle.

WARNING - Exhaust Fumes WARNING - Exhaust Fumes

If you drive with the trunk lid open, you will draw dangerous exhaust fumes into your vehicle.

If you must drive with the trunk lid open, keep the air vents open so that additional outside air comes into the vehicle.

PROPOSITION 65 WARNING

Engine exhaust and a wide variety of automobile components and parts, including components found in the interior furnishings in a vehicle, contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects and reproductive harm. In addition, certain fluids contained in vehicles and certain products of component wear contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

Airbag Warning Label (sunvisor)
To remind you of the dangers of the airbag, airbag warning labels which are now required by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are adhered to the drivers and passen ...

Emergency Trunk Safety Release
Your vehicle is equipped with an emergency trunk release cable located inside the trunk inside of the right tail light. If someone is inadvertently locked in the trunk, when pulled, this cable w ...

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Armed stage
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Before entering vehicle
Be sure that all windows, outside mirror( s), and outside lights are clean. Check the condition of the tires. Check under the vehicle for any sign of leaks. Be sure there are no obstacles beh ...

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