2013 Kia Optima Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2013 Kia Optima
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2013 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.
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.
2013 Kia Optima QuestionsI put diesel instead of regular gas in my tank. How much should repairs cost? (1 answer)
I already had about a 1/4 tank of regular gas in my car, but I went to add another $20 worth of gas. Not really paying attention I ended up putting diesel in the tank, and didn't realize it until I drove for about 8 miles then the car started jerking. How much should it cost me to have this r...
The smell from the a.c. is of old moldy wet rags it bad what can be done to fix rtf his problem