This article is all about the 2014 Kia Optima Service Reset which has to be done after every 5 thousand miles. The oil light also called “MAINT REQD” on some car makers, is not a warning light, rather, it is a reminder.
The maintenance required or oil change light is a reminder to you, that it is due time for maintenance again and changing of oil. If you take your 2014 Kia Optima to a quick LUB store they will reset the light for you after changing the oil but if they forget to, you will have to.
2014 Kia Optima Service Reset Steps
Ideally, after traveling every 5000 miles, you need to perform an oil change (also called service) so the light comes on. Be sure to go through your car owner’s manual to be sure of what the light looks like on the dashboard.
- Start engine.
- If “SERVICE REQUIRED” is displayed, then reset by pressing the “RESET” button for more than 1 second.
- Press the “TRIP” button to select “SERVICE COMPLETE, RESET”.
- Turn the ignition off.
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How to check 2014 Kia Optima oil level
- Be sure the vehicle is on level ground.
- Start the engine and allow it to reach normal operating temperature.
- Turn the engine off and wait for a few minutes (about 5 minutes) for the oil to return to the oil pan.
- Pull the dipstick out, wipe it clean, and re-insert it fully. WARNING – The Radiator is probably hose
- Be very careful not to touch the radiator hose when checking or adding the engine oil as it may be hot enough to burn you.
- 5. Pull the dipstick out again and check the level. The level should be between F and L. CAUTION
- Do not overfill with engine oil. Engine damage may result.
- Do not spill engine oil, when adding or changing engine oil. If you drop the engine oil on the engine room, wipe it off immediately.
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How to Reset Kia Optima Service Required
To reset the Kia Optima service required, switched the car’s ignition, open the 4 doors, and put the gear in the park position. Now turn the ignition back to the “on” position but not to start the engine, next press the page button to navigate the service menu, press and hold the OK button to reset the service interval, and lastly turn off the ignition.
When you turn the ignition key to start your car, the lights may blink five times and the engine will not start. If this happens, you will need to reset the car.
The most common cause of a Kia Optima not starting is an issue with the battery or alternator. For additional help diagnosing these issues, we recommend taking your vehicle to a Kia dealership.
How to Reset Oil Change Light on 2015 Kia Optima
To reset the oil change light on a 2015 Kia Optima, you will need to access the fuse box. The fuse box is located in the engine compartment.
You can find it under the hood of your car. Once you have found it, locate the fuse labeled “Oil Change Lamp.” The fuse is located in a small black box and can be difficult to see.
Once you have found it, remove it from its socket and replace it with another one of similar size.
2013 Kia Optima Check Engine Light Reset
When your check engine light comes on, it is important to reset the light and get the car running again.
The Kia Optima has a fuel injector control module that uses an O2 sensor to monitor fuel mixture and air/fuel ratio. If these sensors are not functioning properly, the Check Engine Light will come on.
This is a common problem for many cars, but fortunately, there is a way to fix it with some simple steps.
Engine Type Oil Viscosity and Capacity
This is a tabular representation of the 2014 Kia Optima oil viscosity and capacity detailed information and it is important to know this as it will help in knowing the exact oil for your vehicle. This info. Comes in handy before and after the 2014 Kia Optima oil change reset
|Engine||Capacity in litres||Oil Change Intervals|
|Optima 1.6 T-GDI (USA) (2015 – 2016)||1.6 T-GDI||4.5||5 000 miles/ 6 months|
|Optima 2.0 T-GDI (USA) (2010 – 2013)||2.0 T-GDI||4.6||5 000 miles/ 6 months|
|Optima 2.0 T-GDI (CAN) (2010 – 2013)||2.0 T-GDI||4.6||5 000 miles/ 6 months|
|Optima 2.0 T-GDI (CAN) (2013 – 2015)||2.0 T-GDI||4.8||5 000 miles/ 6 months|
|Optima 2.0 T-GDI (USA) (2015 – 2016)||2.0 T-GDI||4.8||5 000 miles/ 6 months|
|Optima 2.4 GDI (USA) (2010 – 2013)||Theta II 2.4||4.6||7 500 miles/ 12 months|
|Optima 2.4 GDI (CAN) (2010 – 2013)||Theta II 2.4||4.6||5 000 miles/ 4 months|
|Optima 2.4 GDI (USA) (2013 – 2015)||Theta II 2.4||5||7 500 miles/ 12 months|
|Optima 2.4 GDI (CAN) (2013 – 2015)||Theta II 2.4||4.8||7 500 miles/ 12 months|
|Optima 2.4 GDI (USA) (2015 – 2016)||Theta II 2.4||4.8 / 0.4||7 500 miles/ 12 months|
|Optima 2.4 GDI Hybrid (2011 – 2013)||Theta II 2.4||4.5||7 500 miles/ 12 months|
|Optima 2.4 GDI Hybrid (CAN) (2013 – 2014)||Theta II 2.4||4.8||7 500 miles/ 12 months|
|Optima 2.4 GDI Hybrid (USA) (2013 – 2016)||Theta II 2.4||4.8 / 0.4||7 500 miles/ 12 months|
This article is a very comprehensive guide about the 2014 Kia Optima oil light Reset, it also contains tabular details about engine type, oil viscosity, and capacity. Please do not forget to share this article using the share button below, who knows you might help someone who needs it.
All information provided on this page is for information purposes and it is basically a guide as to how to carry out the above subject matter. Because their many varieties of the vehicle make and models, we strongly advise you to refer back to your car owner’s manual for the procedure if the one above is not working if you have any other questions about the 2014 Kia Optima service reset process leave it in the comments section.