Kia Optima: Door locks / Operating door locks from inside the vehicle

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2020 Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Door locks / Operating door locks from inside the vehicle

With the door lock button

 

WARNING

Do not pull the inner door handle of any door while the vehicle is moving as the door could open causing serious injury or death to occupant.

If a power door lock ever fails to function while you are in the vehicle, try one or more of the following techniques to exit:

WARNING

Do not pull the inner door handle of driver’s (or passenger’s) door while the vehicle is moving.

With central door lock switch

■ Driver side

■ Passenger side

Operate by pressing the central door lock switch.

WARNING - Doors

The doors should always be fully closed and locked while the vehicle is in motion to prevent the accidental opening of the door, which could lead to serious injuries or death.

WARNING - Unattended children/animals

Never leave children or animals unattended in your vehicle. An enclosed vehicle can become extremely hot, causing death or severe injury to unattended children or animals who cannot escape the vehicle.

Impact sensing door unlock system

In the event of air bag deployment resulting from a vehicle impact, all doors will automatically unlock.

✽ NOTICE

You can select some auto door lock/unlock features in “User Settings”

❈ For more information, refer to “User Settings” in this chapter.

Operating door locks from outside the vehicle
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Child-protector rear door lock
The child safety lock is provided to help prevent children from accidentally opening the rear doors from inside the vehicle. The rear door safety locks should be used whenever children are in th ...

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