My 2013 Kia Optima won't start, all of a sudden......

30

Asked by Nov 15, 2015 at 09:00 AM about the 2013 Kia Optima EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

a couple weeks ago, after a full days work, I would start my car and right after it  would very briefly "chug a lug" for a split second but then be fine.  it was even fine in the mornings after sitting all night. However, yesterday, I was vacuuming inside and head my radio on for probably 30 minutes, and went to start afterwards and it won't start.  it's a push button. could it be my battery even if the lights will turn on inside the car?  I should reiterate, my car started fine 30 minutes earlier to move it to where I wanted to vacuum it, then 30 minutes later, won't start at all.  thank you

1 Answer

30

I should have added, all lights and radio work, so does that completely rule out battery? Just seems odd that it started fine 30 minutes earlier, drove it all morning, then after 30 minutes of having radio ONLY on, I went to start and nothing. thx

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Kia Optima Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,070
  • #2
    kc07kia
    Reputation
    440
  • #3
    James Warner
    Reputation
    430
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Hyundai Sonata
846 Great Deals out of 56,541 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
1,115 Great Deals out of 74,391 listings starting at $1,100
Used Toyota Camry
1,107 Great Deals out of 87,562 listings starting at $995
Used Nissan Altima
1,222 Great Deals out of 77,844 listings starting at $1,695
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,035 Great Deals out of 62,796 listings starting at $880
Used Ford Fusion
1,019 Great Deals out of 63,744 listings starting at $888
Used Nissan Maxima
332 Great Deals out of 21,807 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Civic
834 Great Deals out of 61,318 listings starting at $950
Used Dodge Charger
444 Great Deals out of 33,929 listings starting at $1,999
Used Hyundai Elantra
653 Great Deals out of 50,435 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Impala
577 Great Deals out of 34,544 listings starting at $900
Used Kia Sorento
470 Great Deals out of 32,337 listings starting at $2,290
Used Mazda MAZDA6
217 Great Deals out of 11,385 listings starting at $700
Used Kia Forte
180 Great Deals out of 20,187 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Corolla
965 Great Deals out of 66,720 listings starting at $1,699

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Kia Optima EX For Sale
4,058 listings starting at $18,425
2017 Kia Optima EX For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 412 listings starting at $18,995
2016 Kia Optima EX For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 344 listings starting at $12,950
2015 Kia Optima EX For Sale
64 Great Deals out of 1,721 listings starting at $10,000
2014 Kia Optima EX For Sale
47 Great Deals out of 728 listings starting at $8,975

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.