Kia Optima: Maintenance / Checking fluid levels

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2024 Owner's Manual / Maintenance / Checking fluid levels

When checking engine oil, engine coolant, brake fluid, and washer fluid, always be sure to clean the area around any filler plug, drain plug, or dipstick before checking or draining any lubricant or fluid. This is especially important in dusty or sandy areas and when the vehicle is used on unpaved roads. Cleaning the plug and dipstick areas will prevent dirt and grit from entering the engine and other mechanisms that could be damaged.

Explanation of scheduled maintenance items
Engine oil and filter The engine oil and filter should be changed at the intervals specified in the maintenance schedule. If the vehicle is being driven in severe conditions, more frequent oil an ...

Engine oil
Checking the engine oil level ■ THETA 2.4L - GDI 1. Be sure the vehicle is on level ground. 2. Start the engine and allow it to reach normal operating temperature. 3. Turn the engine off and w ...

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Kia Optima DL3 2019-2024 Owner's Manual: Parking distance warning-reverse


The parking distance warning-reverse assists the driver during backward movement of the vehicle by chiming if any object is sensed within a distance of 120 cm (47 in.) behind the vehicle. This system is a supplemental system and it is not intended to nor does it replace the need for extreme ...

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2024 Owner's Manual: Room lamp bulb replacement. Personal lamp (LED type) bulb replacement


Room lamp bulb replacement ■ Type A ■ Type B WARNING - Interior lamps Prior to working on the Interior lamps, ensure that the “OFF” button is depressed to avoid burning your fingers or receiving an electric shock. 1. Using a flat-blade screwdriver, gently pry the lens cover from l ...

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