2012 Kia Optima Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Kia Optima

2012 Kia Optima Problems

Reprogramming the transmission control module with the latest Kia transmission software may fix abnormalities in the automatic transmission and erroneous transmission-related Check Engine Light illumination. Software updates are commonly most effective on newer vehicles. Higher mileage vehicles may exhibit a similar symptom caused by a component failure. However, whenever major transmission repairs are performed the transmission software should be checked and updated as necessary.

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2012 Kia Optima Questions

I am not sure if I should replace the radio or the amp or a fuse. The radio lights up and looks as if it functions properly however, no sound at all. Advice?

Our kia stopped working yesterday. The Transmission lights came on. We have been told by the dealer the transmisison is cracked and will cost us $ 10,000 to repair. We live in the city and have had no accidents. We are told the reason it is so expensive is because of the sensor. We are really ...

put in 5 qts of oil will it harm the engine?

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