2010 Kia Optima Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Kia Optima
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2010 Kia Optima ProblemsKia Issues New Alternator to Replace Weak One
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.
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.
2010 Kia Optima Questionshow to a throttle relearn on 2010 kia optima [ without scan tool] (1 answer)
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When the engine is cold and I start driving then slow down between 3rd and 2nd gear my car seems to hiccup and then slow down. It only does it until my car gets warm then seems to go away. I just want to make sure it is not harming my transmission or brakes. When I switch my car to auto-manual an...