i just got this car. i just want to have some kind idea what to look forward to. also my auto trans is not shifting i have first and second but not third and fourth. can you help me. tks rick

There are mice in the vents and an acorn rattled the fan for a while now the fan is jammed. How do I access the vents/fan?

i would like to see a diagram for this

my obd codes are po457 po455 po788 po388 lol says fuel related -timing related -circut range performance The car well start after about 10 hours of no cranking on eninge and will run for around 3 min then die again. Then will not start untell it sets for around another 10 hours.. If it was timing why does it run so smooth after for the 3 min. and if it where fuel it wd simply sputter and then give up. at lest in a normal car this kia thing is anything but normal. the crazy car locks its self find radio staitions and plays music with key out of the igntion and turns volume all the way up then when i try and get in car it will not let me in. Sometimes when i try to open door it turns on lights and radio and wont let me in car. Please help

2003 kia optima 2.7 l

Did not have any problems with this prior to the belts being replaced

i have replaced the fuel injection and fuel censer and a few other thing because that is the codes it gave me. The car will run for a little while but not for a long distance maybe just 5 to 8 miles, if you press the gas it want go and if you are going up a hill it will also act like it is going to die. please help have had some issues but i do love this car just dont have the money to keep putting in it but cant afford another.

am i just wasting my time here? I want to change the cabin air filter

where is the automatic transmission fluid filter located in my 2006 kia optima ?

After reaching about 50 miles per hour the speedometer bounces around. We were told by one person that it was a speedometer cable but then someone else said it was a sensor in the transmission. I'd like to know what is causing this.

My 2008 Kia Optima has been hesitating slightly for about 2 weeks when starting it. Tonight, it almost didn't start. Any suggetions on what it could be?

only comes on after long drives-dealer scanned several times same code for sensor #3 malfunction-replaced sensor-just replaced tpms module today-still have problem

The problem occurs upon acceleration.

the problem with the ignition switch occurs every now and then.

i have a 02 kia optima v4 and would like to change the egr valve

When using the air conditioning OR heat, the blower (fan) will stop working and then start working (blowing) again. Turning the fan, heat, or air off makes no difference. Could this be a fuse?

Post oxy sensor code is on


P303 hesitation & loss of power when accelerating always.when coming to a stop it wants to die,also after pumping gas if more than $10.00 wont start unless you pump the gas(lots).

I desperately need a picture or diagram of the alternator mountig and belt pathways for a 2001 Kia Optima 4 cyl. I am a veteran with heart problems and a "mechanic" removed the alternator... I had it rebuilt... now he won't finish the job and I have a handful of bolts, two belts and no way to know what goes where. Kia's website is of absolutely NO use and I don't have a credit card (nor could afford) to pay someone else to come do it.

blower only blows on high,unable to shut off with on/off switch.

is the 2.7 an interference motor, or is there valve clearance for when timing belt breaks

This has been happening since I bought it new with only 20 miles on it. It has over 30,000 miles on it now. I haven't taken it in because I kind of use it as a way of helping me to not speed but there might be something wrong with the car for this to happen. I know I should have taken it back to the dealer right away.

How do I remove a CD from my single CD Player in my car?

How do I get to the back three spark plugs to change them

How do I get to the blower motor resistor. Is this generally a DIY job?

I've been looking for a diagram for a 2003 Kia Optima 6 cyl. so that I can locate the low port to recharge the A/C... but I can't find it. Does anyone know where it's located? Thanks.

where is the transmission filter on a 2002 kia optima 2.7 ltr 6 cycl

This is not good to be advised. Because the esametion is too higher than real. am i wrong?

where is drier located on 2005 kia optima