2009 Kia Optima Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Kia Optima
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2009 Kia Optima ProblemsBattery Weak Due to Inadiquate Alternator Output
After the vehicle has been operated with electrical loads (lights, air conditioning), a weak alternator can cause starting difficulties. In some cases, the original alternator could not sufficiently charge the battery; Kia released a new alternator which can 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.
The Check Engine Light may erroneously illuminate, signifying a fault in the intake air temperature circuit. If no fault is found in the sensor or wiring, a simple reprogramming of the powertrain control module (PCM) may fix the problem.
2009 Kia Optima QuestionsAfter running for about 30 seconds or sitting at a light or idol an while drive the car starts sputtering. It stops for a few minutes and starts again. Any solutions (1 answer)
I moved the tilt, I moved the steering wheel, I tried graffit spray nothing. Still want turn