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Kia Magentis / Optima (2000 release)

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Kia Magentis
Lubrication System
Cooling system
The control and toxicity
Fuel system
Ignition system
Power shafts, axles
The air conditioning system
Electrical equipment
Technical data
Charging System
Checking the voltage drop across the wire connecting the battery to the generator (engine V6)
Check of the current generated by the generator
Check voltage release
Checking the voltage drop across the wire connecting the battery to the generator (the engine 2,0)
Check of the current generated by the generator (engine 2,0)
Checking the generated voltage (2.0 liter engine)
Accumulator battery
Inspection of battery
Starting system
Removing and installing starter
Installing Transceiver
Removal and installation of remote control
Removal and installation of the audio unit
Multifunction switch
Circuit breakers
Device combination
Switch position of the parking brake
Rear Defrost
Wipers and windshield washer
Airbags (SRS)
Warning Labels
Airbag and a spiral wire
The front passenger airbag
Troubleshooting charging system
Troubleshooting engine starting system
Electrical diagrams

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The front passenger airbag


  1. Do not disassemble or repair the components of an airbag system.
  2. If an airbag has been dropped or it is exposed to water, grease or oil, and if there are cracks, dents or other defects in the hull or connector, replace the airbag.
  3. The removed air bag should be stored in a clean, dry place, face up. Do not place in the airbag foreign objects that the deployment of the airbag can cause serious injury.
  4. Do not expose the air bag to a temperature above 93 ? C.
  5. Undeployed airbag unit should be located only in accordance with prescribed procedures.
  6. Do not attempt to measure the circuit resistance of the pyrotechnic gas generator airbags as possible unauthorized deployment of the driver's airbag.
  7. After airbag deployment should be replaced with a wire that has been exposed to the gases of the pyrotechnic gas generator.

1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal.

Before servicing the airbag system, make sure that it has been at least 30 seconds after the ignition is turned off and disconnect the wire from the negative terminal of the battery.

2. Remove the glovebox.
3. Disconnect the electrical connector airbags.
4. Remove the airbag.

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