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Its happened before.was able to turn wheel move car put back in park.
I am having trouble with a shortage in my lighting. I am constantly replacing my low beams and tail lights. Now I have to replace my headlight. This problem began a year after I had my car however now it has become worse. I just thought the lights were bad at 1st. Now I realize there is something wrong with my lighting system. I'm thinking maybe there should be a recall on this..... Please help
Ever since my stepdad tried to work on my system and messed with the fuses, my trunk light will not go off while my car is on. does anyone know what could be the problem?
I have 38000 miles on it , and who much will it cost me to fix it
Took car some where else to get oil changed again didn't help is the motor bad now read on internet not to use fram filter in kia
When I am driving with or without air conditions on. What do I check first .
My 2009 has a faulty clock spring the dealership said I see there was a recall on clock springs in my model car but they say years 2006-2008 could my car have been manufactured in 2008
Happening more often, but usually happens after driving ten or more miles. Blows hot air.
at first it was the alternator and i fixed it. it did run but then it died on me, and now when i try it makes a weird sound and i dont know what it is please help
my car had both front and back rotors and brakes replaced 8 months ago. The back rotors and brakes are good. A month ago the car went back to vibrating when I apply the brake to come to a stop. I was told by an mechanic this problem is due to a bad drum located behind the drivers side wheel which is causing my rotors and brakes to wear out. If the drum is not replaced when the rotors and brakes are replaced there, this will always ruin the rotors and brakes. Is this accurate? Thank you! A women's Q&A
Are there any recalls for the back brakes? My back brakes are digging into the rotors making indentions. I have approximately 35,000 miles on my 2013 Optima.
door unlocked but latch will not release using either inside or outside handle.
It worked for 2 days and know it won't start again I think its not get power but that battery is fine what could it be
and it starts to overheat
the starter and battery are good, but it just will not turn over, I use to knock on the starter, but it is still goo, but now itjust clicks when I tried to start it
It only happens when it's hot. It never does this in the winter, fall, early spring or wet weather. Can I just put some type of "packing grease" that won't heat up? Any help would be appreciated.
can something be done
The van was working good but then check ing turn on day or two later revers stop working and now ones in a wile i gota keep cracking it to turn on 1st. Is my tranny done or is other something I can due..2nd. Sparkplugs maybe giving problems to start or not?
I'm looking into buying a car that the year, make, and, model selected above and have been told that an auto technician recommended replacing the transmission because of a leak that can not be repaired. What are the approximate price ranges that can be expected in order to have this done?
After the car stalled, I tried restarting the engine by keyless start and manual start. Both wouldn't work. Noticed a very small amount of smoke coming from engine. When the hood was opened, the smell of an electrical burn was evident but no evidence of where the smell was coming from was found. Called Kia service and described issue to mechanic. I was asked if there was oil in the engine. When I checked...the engine was bone dry! No check engine, low oil pressure, or engine temperature light!! WTH? Where did all the oil go??
Sometimes the brake pedal seems like it isn't really working and the car doesn't want to stop. If you press too hard, one of the the wheels locks up. And sometimes when you step on the brake, the car pulls to the left.
The idles very high even when you are at a redlight
Need a repair shop for my 2014 KIA Optima that is not a dealership. email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Blower fan turns off and on intermittently for almost a year - sometimes it'll turn on with ignition but not often. Sometimes it'll turn on suddenly while I'm driving but then once I turn the car off, the fan won't start back up again the next time I restart the car. Even if it's only been a few minutes. When the fan does turn on, AC and heat work fine and the fan will work on all speeds. But 85% of the time fan doesn't turn on. Checked fuses under hood and inside car and all are good. Cannot locate blower fuse relay though, only the fuse. Need to repair this myself to save money but don't know what else I can do diagnostically without having a multimeter or voltmeter.
05 Kia Optima 2.4l. I've replaced the coils plugs wires timing belt and balance belts the cam and crank sensor with the timing plate. It ran good for 4 months. Then after I replaced the alternator it would run fine for days and then it would misfire and sound as if it was out of time with engine rattling and knocking. But it would not set a check engine light. The exhaust would smell horrible as if the engine was loading up with fuel. But if I would let it set for a day or two. It would fire right up and run great. Any ideas? I've used a scan tool and cannot find any problems.