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Where Is The Key Hole For The Kia Optima 2013

Where is the key hole for a 2013 optima


I'm Trying To Remove The Center Armrest As The Latch Is Broken But There Ar...

I already removed the two screws by the hinge but there is nothing else. I'm assuming the interior lid pops off after that but I don't want to pry too hard for fear of breaking it.

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Car Won't Start After A Month

Hello! Please help. My car won't start. It's a KIA Optima 2013, the last time I drove it was in May, and I parked it in a garage for the summer since I had left the States. I came back in August, turn...

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Why Does My Kia Optima Sometimes Smokes A Lot By Starting

I went to pass another car and i heart a like a gun shot in the engine compartment and the car stoped for a while afther that a lot of smoke came out the muffler. Afther a while driving it stoped s...

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2012 Kia Optima

Hear know knocking noise during acceleration. Check the fuels all are full. What could be the problem?

Sandy Petty

Battery Light On But New Battery An Alternor

Thomas Wilson

Kia Has Trouble Turning Over

Started up just fine went to the store no problem came back out and it acted like it wanted to turn over but it didn't got it jumped and it started



Car is shifting hard going into gears and hesitating when shifting?

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My Brakes Lights Not Working Or Flash Light.


Control Panel Not Illuminating

control panel on my kia optima 2012 isnt illuminating.. the lights behing the panels arent on.. its the climate control and stereo control.. none of them are illuminating,

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Key Stuck In Ignition

I have a 2014 Kia Optima, and the key is stuck in the ignition. I was driving at a slow speed (coming to a stop) when my bf accident hit it in park, every since then when I cut my car off, the key g...

Alfred Rangel

2010 Kia Optima

fluid leaking between transmission housing to motor. Clutch problem? Will not let me switch gears, nor Will not hold fluid.

Amanda Keith

2005 Kia Optima Won't Crank

I replaced fuel pump and fuel filter and car won't start, no gas getting to intake, I'm lost

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Car Is Hot

Car is running hot what can be wrong

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2003 Kia Optima Vibrations Just Won't Stop

Ok so I bought a used 2003 Kia Optima Se v4 (private party). The car would vibrate over 55 automatically thought tires. Brought it to 3 places rebalance rebalance rebalance. Finally I put it in th...

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2004 Kia Optima Dies After 3 Seconds

I have a 2004 Kia and it was running perfectly fine. One day I went to go start it and it just wouldn't stay on. I have already replaced the crankshaft position sensor and the cam sensor, there's g...


How To Position Camshaft In Lowest Position Before Installing High Pressure...

Kia Optima 2012 EX 2.4L: When replacing the high pressure fuel pump, the vague instructions I read say to position the roller tappet (which goes back in before the pump) in the lowest position by rota...


How To Remove Center Console Of Backseat

Ok I am having a bug problem. There are tons of tiny black ants that have taken over my car and I have found the source of them coming from somewhere in the center console of the backseat. It folds ...

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