Kia Optima: Use high quality ethylene glycol 
coolant - Winter driving - Driving your vehicle - Kia Optima TF 2011-2022 Owners ManualKia Optima: Use high quality ethylene glycol coolant

Your vehicle is delivered with high quality ethylene glycol coolant in the cooling system. It is the only type of coolant that should be used because it helps prevent corrosion in the cooling system, lubricates the water pump and prevents freezing. Be sure to replace or replenish your coolant in accordance with the maintenance schedule in section 7. Before winter, have your coolant tested to assure that its freezing point is sufficient for the temperatures anticipated during the winter.

Winter driving
Severe weather conditions in the winter result in greater wear and other problems. To minimize the problems of winter driving, you should follow these suggestions: Snowy or Icy conditions To ...

Check battery and cables
Winter puts additional burdens on the battery system. Visually inspect the battery and cables as described in section 7. The level of charge in your battery can be checked by an authorized Kia ...

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Removal and Installation
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Installation
• Install the component with the specified torques. ...

Rain Sensor Description and Operation
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