Kia Optima: What to do in an emergency / If you have a flat tire (with Tire Mobility Kit)

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2020 Owner's Manual / What to do in an emergency / If you have a flat tire (with Tire Mobility Kit)

Please read the instructions before using the Tire Mobility Kit.

(1) Compressor
(2) Sealant bottle

The Tire Mobility Kit is a temporary fix to the tire and the tire should be inspected by an authorized Kia dealer as soon as possible.

CAUTION - One sealant for one tire

When two or more tires are flat, do not use the Tire Mobility Kit because the canister of sealant only contains enough sealant for one flat tire.

WARNING - Tire wall

Do not use the Tire Mobility Kit to repair large punctures or damage to the tire sidewalls. In these situations, the tire cannot be sealed completely and air will leak from the tire. This can result in tire failure.

WARNING - Speed with temporary fix

Do not exceed a speed of 80 km/h (50 mph) when driving with a tire sealed with the Tire Mobility Kit. While driving, if you experience any unusual vibration, ride disturbance or noise, reduce your speed and drive with caution until you can safely pull off the side of the road.

WARNING - Temporary fix

Have your tire repaired as soon as possible. The tire may lose air pres-sure at any time after inflating with the Tire Mobility Kit.

CAUTION

When repairing a flat tire with the Tire Mobility Kit (TMK), quickly remove the sealant on the tire pressure sensor and wheel. When installing the repaired tire and wheel, tighten the wheel nut to a torque value of 11 ~ 13 kgf·m (24 ~ 28 ft·lb).

WARNING - Tire wall

Do not use the Tire Mobility Kit to repair large punctures or damage to the tire sidewalls. In these situations, the tire cannot be sealed completely and airwill leak from the tire. This can result in tire failure.

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