Kia Optima Problem Report
Kia Optima Transmission Damage Due to Low and/or Incorrect Fluid
Make sure the transmission is filled with Kia-approved transmission fluid and at the correct level. Our technicians tell using incorrect transmission fluid or operating the transmission when it is low on fluid can result in internal transmission damage.
Mine has been on & off for 2-3 years. - Visitor
Transmission slips and have to give it gas to get to go into gear, especially when it has been sitting. No power at times, check engine light comes on.9 - Visitor
Car started hard enough to throw people forward when slowing to a stop. Took car to KIA dealer for diagnosis. First KIA claimed it needed an adjustment. A day later, KIA sells us a new transmission because they claim the fluid was low. I still can't figure out how you can have a low fluid condition with no sign of a leak. - Visitor
I bought my brand new kia just last year. after just 29000 miles it decided to turn off on me w...
What type of tranmission fluid does a 2003 Kia Optima take?
After the vehicle has been operated with electrical loads (lights, air conditioning), a weak al...
Took it to a garage, not sure they filled with Kia specific fluid!