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2006 Kia Optima Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2006 Kia Optima

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2006 Kia Optima is between $399 and $487 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2006 Kia Optima
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$443
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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 shoul...
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 sufficientl...
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 neces...
Its v6 2.7 liter engine
I have kia optima2006 model, have around 118,000 miles, car will not rev up over 2500 rpm, car w...
after the struts were replaced, I picked the car up and about a week later, the front end started...
KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. (KIA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2008 KIA OPTIMA VEHICLES MANU...
KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2008 OPTIMA VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 29, 200...
Overall (8 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
June 30, 2013
2006 Kia Optima
I paid my car off. Now I feel like my car is falling apart. First themg key wouldn't turn and the wheel was not lock. My dad sprayed some wd40 in their key whole and it worked again. I don't know ...
March 27, 2013
2006 Kia Optima
My 2006 Kia Optima interior lights recently stopped working. Driver side door does not unlock after locking( have to use key)Passenger side door will not open at all. After reading some of the revi...
March 05, 2013
2006 Kia Optima
2006.6 kia optima -62,000 miles. problems with my lights too. have to replace the front headlights about 2 times a year. back lights have had to be replaced too. tires were leaking alot from the...