2001 Kia Optima Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Kia Optima
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2001 Kia Optima ProblemsFailure of AC Compressor Clutch
A defective AC compressor clutch assembly can cause excessive noise or vibration when the air conditioning is on. Improved parts are available. Replacing the faulty clutch assembly does not necessitate replacement of the complete AC compressor or evacuation and recharging of the air conditioning system.
Check Engine Light illumination—combined with a lack of power or a stumble on acceleration—may be caused by the throttle position switch (TPS). Kia released an improved part which should correct this concern.
A faulty door latch assembly may cause one or both front doors to be difficult to open. Replacing the worn latch will commonly correct this problem.
2001 Kia Optima QuestionsWhy am I going threw so many alternators?? (1 answer)
New wire from altenator to battery and from battery to starter and new ground wire and brand new interstate battery going through altenators like gasoline what's my problem
The frame is corroded really bad and I'm trying to figure out will they still honor the recall part on my car!