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Battery check Kia Optima 2001 - 2010 Petrol 2.0

OnDemand step-by-step maintenance & repair BETA

Kia Optima 2001 - 2010  | 2.0 Battery check

  • time 5 minutes
  • difficulty 1
Locate the battery
Check the Negative (-) terminal clamp is tight
Open the 'Positive' (+) protective cover
Check the Positive (+) terminal clamp is tight. CAUTION If using a spanner to tighten the terminal, be careful not to short the spanner on the bodywork
Check the battery is generally secure, and if loose, tighten the battery retainer
To tighten, a 12mm socket is needed. Not too tight as you may damage the battery casing