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Kia Optima Kia Issues New Alternator to Replace Weak One

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Model Years Affected: 2001, 2002


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.

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    needed new altenator because car wouldnt start, battery wasnt getting charged., got it fixed at George Auto Body in Winchester Ma over $400.00

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