Kia Optima: Wipers and washers / Front windshield washers

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2020 Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Wipers and washers / Front windshield washers

In the OFF position, pull the lever gently toward you to spray washer fluid on the windshield and to run the wipers 1-3 cycles.

Use this function when the windshield is dirty.

The spray and wiper operation will continue until you release the lever.

If the washer does not work, check the washer fluid level. If the fluid level is not sufficient, you will need to add appropriate non-abrasive windshield washer fluid to the washer reservoir.

The reservoir filler neck is located in the front of the engine compartment on the passenger side.

CAUTION - Washer pump

To prevent possible damage to the washer pump, do not operate the washer when the fluid reservoir is empty.

WARNING - Obscured visibility

Do not use the washer in freezing temperatures without first warming the windshield with the defrosters; the washer solution could freeze on the windshield and obscure your vision.

CAUTION - Wipers & windshields

Windshield wipers
Operates as follows when the ignition switch is turned ON. MIST : For a single wiping cycle, move the lever to this (MIST) position and release it. The wipers will operate continuously if the lever ...

Interior lights
Do not use the interior lights for extended periods when the engine is not running. It may cause battery discharge. WARNING - Interior Lights Do not use the interior lights when driving in the dark ...

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