My battery light came on while I was driving then started overheating what could it be or what should I start with???

Asked by Mar 08, 2015 at 12:01 AM about the 2005 Kia Optima LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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380

start by checking the belts, it sounds like a serpentine belt that would run all of your accessories including your alternator and your water pump.

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109,695

Agreed the belt first.

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75,615

Yup, belt broke. HTH. -Jim

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