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My 2012 Kia Optima Won’t Start.

My 2012 optima won’t start. At first it said key not found so I inserted the key in the slot. Then the dash would come on and just flicker really fast but the car didn’t start. I took the key out...

2004 Kia Optima 2.4l

So I was driving down the road had my cruise set and the car lost power. Just died out of nowhere and now it won’t start even with a jump. I’ve recharged the battery. Didn’t help. Still won’t start...

Problem With Door Locked ,A/C Sounds , Filling Up With Gas..

Every time I fill up the car it will not start up for at least a good five minutes .. I have to admit they got a hundred and sixty-two thousand miles on it and it was great but the air also make so...

2015 Kia Optima Dying

My 2015 Kia Optima started jerking and dying while driving it. No check engine light comes on. It starts back and runs. Had it worked on and mechanic said he got a code that the crankshaft sensor...

Why Is My Car Turning Off While At A Red Light?

I have a 2017 Kia optima and lately while driving, when I come to a stop and press my break pad,when I come to a complete stop ,my car turns off.There are no lights on and this has happened at lea...

Sluggish And Engine Light Came On.. What's Up?

Took my 2016 to the car wash and on the ways home my engine light started flashing and it acked like it wanted to die... I push my gas to the floor and my rpms show as if I'm speeding up but my car...

2015 Kia Optima Never Had Any Issues Until Now Car Shut Off While Driving...

car shut off while driving not battery was told alternator no codes on meter any ideas oil level good

Car's Check Engine Light Is Blinking After Driving Through A Puddle.

Hi, I had to drive through a major puddle yesterday as there was no information/detour option regarding the puddle. The car now has Check Engine light blinking. The car jerks on acceleration, which ...

Brake Light Won't Cut Off

I have a 2007 kia optima, the brake lights would not turn off so I changed the brake light switch. However the light still will not go off. What else could it be?

Kia Optima 2011 Overheating (sometimes)

When the eco mode is off, sometimes it gets so hot it boils the coolant out of the reservoir. The liquid isn't murky, and oil in the engine isn't milky so i don't think its the block or gasket. Also...

My Instrument Cluster Don’t Light Up

I put an aftermarket radio on my car could this be the cause

2015 Kia Optima Wont Start

I own a 2015 Kia optima LX and was driving on interstate and all the lights came on and it stalled and now will not start I turn the key and it doesnt even click I jump started no change I tested ba...

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Should Kia Reimbursement Me For The Starter After Engine Seized

My 2013 kia optima broke down when driving on the highway. I tried to restart and smoke came from under hood. I had it towed to local mechanic. They replaced the starter and said the engine was si...

2012 Kia Optima Engine Recall

Kia replaced the engine in my Optima sx turbo after total engine failure. The engine that was installed burns 2-3 quarts of oil in 3000 miles

Vechical Will Not Start After Starter Replacement

Replaced starter and car still will not start. Starter seems to not want to engage. Keep hearing spinning sound. What should I ckeck for? Battery and alternator have both checked out good

Any Suggestions Please?

Recently my alternator went out in my kia so I went to go get it replaced now my motor fan doesn’t want to work it’s causing my car to overheat, and if I turn the ac on my car will shut down everyt...

Back Passenger Side Power Window On 2013 Kia Optima

Power window will roll down however wont roll back up?

Key Stuck In The Acc Position

I key I stuck in the ignition and won't turn on or come out stuck in acc either and no head lights I can't even move the shifter when I push the brake there seems to be tention

2013 Kia Power Fluid?

Does a 2013 Kia Optima EX have an electric motor or does it have the old fashion power steering fluid that needs to be flushed here and there?

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