2005 Kia Optima Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Kia Optima
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2005 Kia Optima ProblemsFaulty Throttle Position Switch
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 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.
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.
2005 Kia Optima QuestionsWhen my car shifts into 2nd or 3rd gear it hesitates and then slams into gear (1 answer)
My 05 Kia Optima when it is shifting into 2nd and 3rd gear sometimes it will hesitate like it isn't going to shift then it will slam into gear.
I just got the vehicle and notice that the ac stays running even when I turn the knob off on the ac panel inside the vehicle
It has no power in first and second gear