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2016 Kia Optima
2.4L 4-cyl Engine Code [3] Engine Code [3]
185 bhp. @ 6000 rpm / Torque: 178 ft. lbs. @ 4000 rpm
16 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
2.4L - Inline 4-cyl (2359 cc) (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 11.3:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2016 Kia Optima with engine code [3]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SM
    Maximum Performance
    Above 0 F  »  10W-30
    All TEMPS  »  5W-20, 5W-30
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [1]
  4. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3

  5. Fluid Capacities (drive train fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  5.1 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  7.6 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, A6MF2 Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    6 speed A6MF2  »  7.5 quarts
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  6. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  7. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  25-33 ft/lbs [1]

    Torque Specification Comments
    [1] Install a new washer on the drain bolt.

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K20) [1] [2] [3] [3]
    Oil Filter WIX 51334 Oil Filter [4]

    Filter Comments
    [1] LX (SubModel)
    [2] EX (SubModel)
    [3] Replaces the Ea15k46, which will still work for this vehicle
    [4] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOBDominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    ASTGasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    APIP.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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XLM5W-20 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLM)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEM5W-20 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEM)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATLSignature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

A fuel efficient automatic transmission fluid recommended for GM, Ford and Toyota transmissions where lighter viscosity oil is required. Provides the same excellent protection and performance as AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle ATF. Recommended ...
OTLOE Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
BFLVDOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPCPassenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANTAntifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
wix oil filterWIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Vacuum lines & hoses
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Flexible tubing used to carry air, fluids, vapors or pressurized gas.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
5.1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Battery
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.09
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A box containing lead plates filled with a water and acid mixture that stores electricity generated by the alternator. It is the source of power for parts of the car that operate on electricity.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Air Conditioning
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The system of receiver/dryer, evaporator, condenser, compressor, refrigerant lines, controls and valves that allow for the controlled refrigeration of the air present in or entering a vehicle's interior.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A filtering system that meters out pollen, road dust and other particles before they can reach the passenger cabin.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft and boots
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Rubber seals covering the central shaft that the wheels rotate on.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines & hoses
Interval in Month(s):
18
Labor Units:
0.09
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of rubber hoses and metal tubes through which brake fluid flows from the master cylinder to the brakes at each wheel.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering linkage & suspension
Interval in Month(s):
18
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The arrangement of rods and lubricated joints connecting the steering gearbox to the wheel spindles. The suspension is the assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels. In concert, they determine a vehicle's ride and handling characteristics.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The tubing and connections that carry fuel throughout a vehicle.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The mechanical brake connected by cables to either a ratcheting hand lever or foot pedal used to hold or apply a vehicle's rear and sometimes front brakes while left unattended or under conditions of hydraulic circuit failure. Sometimes referred to as the emergency brake.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Rear brake drums/linings, parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Not used as EDS_ITEM_ID
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/replace
Item:
Fuel filler cap & vapor hose
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The cap used to seal the fuel filler neck and the flexible tubing in the evaporative emissions systems.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
18
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
18
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A replaceable metal or plastic canister that prevents particulate matter and most contaminants in the fuel from reaching the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Valve clearance
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The maximum amount of space between a rocker arm or cam and the part it contacts to actuate a valve.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.07
Parts Units:
1.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
75,000 miles (120,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
85,000 miles (136,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
84
Labor Units:
0.07
Parts Units:
1.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
110,000 miles (176,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
108
Labor Units:
0.07
Parts Units:
1.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
135,000 miles (216,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
135,000 miles (216,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
132
Labor Units:
0.07
Parts Units:
1.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
160,000 miles (256,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
156
Labor Units:
0.07
Parts Units:
1.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
165,000 miles (264,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
185,000 miles (296,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
180
Labor Units:
0.07
Parts Units:
1.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
195,000 miles (312,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
210,000 miles (336,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
210,000 miles (336,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
204
Labor Units:
0.07
Parts Units:
1.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
225,000 miles (360,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
235,000 miles (376,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
228
Labor Units:
0.07
Parts Units:
1.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
255,000 miles (408,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
260,000 miles (416,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
252
Labor Units:
0.07
Parts Units:
1.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
270,000 miles (432,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
285,000 miles (456,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
285,000 miles (456,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
276
Labor Units:
0.07
Parts Units:
1.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
310,000 miles (496,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
300
Labor Units:
0.07
Parts Units:
1.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2016-02-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-ELE-098-R2
NHTSA Item Number:
10079962

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service action: base audio head unit replacement ( ( nhtsa item number - 10079962 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-04-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-ELE-104
NHTSA Item Number:
10079884

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Tsb: apple carplay┐ rollout and troubleshooting gu ( nhtsa item number - 10079884 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-04-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-ELE-100R2
NHTSA Item Number:
10079901

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Combination tsb / service action: uvo system upgra ( nhtsa item number - 10079901 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-04-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-SC-131
NHTSA Item Number:
10079921

Component Description: Air bags:frontal:driver side inflator module.

Service Bulletin Summary: "voluntary safety recall campaign: driver┐s fronta ( nhtsa item number - 10079921 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
KIA
Model(s):
OPTIMA
Year(s):
2016
Manufacturer:
Kia Motors America
NHTSA ID:
16V231000
Recall Date:
April 21st, 2016
Units Affected:
17

Affected Component: Air bags:frontal.

Summary: Kia motors america (kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 kia optima vehicles manufactured november 10, 2015, to february 12, 2016. In these vehicles, a chemical enhancer required for the for the second stage deployment of the driver's frontal air bag was not loaded, resulting in the second stage not deploying in necessitating crashes. .

Conequence: If the second stage air bag does not deploy it increases the risk of injury or death. .

Remedy: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall began on may 6, 2016. Owners may contact kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is sc131. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
2
Make(s):
KIA
Model(s):
OPTIMA
Year(s):
2016
Manufacturer:
Kia Motors America
NHTSA ID:
16V705000
Recall Date:
October 3rd, 2016
Units Affected:
12,214

Affected Component: Power train:axle assembly:axle shaft.

Summary: Kia motors america (kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 kia optima vehicles manufactured november 13, 2015, to april 23, 2016 and equipped with a 2. 4l engine. The right front axle driveshaft may crack and fail. .

Conequence: If the driveshaft cracks and separates from the vehicle, it will not be able to move forward. Additionally, if the parking brake is not applied upon exiting the vehicle, the vehicle may roll. Either scenario can increase the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front axle driveshaft, free of charge. The recall began november 2016. Owners may contact kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is sc139. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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