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  1. The Service Center
    Hello folks, thank you for taking the time to read my post and hopefully help me out. BTW I love this car. I need the part that goes between parts 21 and 22. The parts guy at the local dealer is less than helpful.
  2. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Just got my new 2016 Kia Optima SXL yesterday! I need a car cover for it though, and am having trouble deciding on one. Need to spend less than $200 on a cover. I was looking at the CoverCraft Reflectect. Then I noticed that it has the "mirror" pockets on the cover...a lot of different types...
  3. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    We've got a 2016 Optima SXL that should be delivered soon. It has the Ivory Nappa leather seats. I'd like to get some kind of "tasteful" cover for the center console armrest. I tend to rest my arm there a lot while driving, and would like some protection for it, but something that doesn't...
  4. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I scratched my steering wheel the other day. Not very deep but it leaves a rough touch. I tried some leather healing milk but no luck. I decided to cover it for now and when I get a chance I'll ask either my dealer or a detailer about the scratch. For now I found a steering wheel cover...
  5. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Hi Guys, My driver side bulb is out and I'm trying to get it replaced. The housing cover is stuck and won't open. I've unscrewed the White reservoir and put it to the side but for the life of me I can't open the cover. I've read somewhere that there is a screw somewhere underneath but can't...
  6. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I`ve got a 2012 optima that had an oil filter access cover. After I took it to the dealer for the engine recall that cover went missing. I`ve looked through the Kia parts catalogs and can`t find anything listed. do you suppose that this was something that someone made or is it a part that they...
  7. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    2014 SX-L with D steering wheel. Has anyone found a steering wheel cover that works yet? My wheel is worn badly and I'm tired of it. Hate to replace it that's for certain.
  8. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    In case you weren't aware of this...the lower cover on the SX/SXL has a removable skid plate. The skid plate is the part with the "fins" below the silver/chrome trim. Once the cover is removed the skid plate is held on by the silver/chrome trim, about 14 screws (9 of these screws hold the...
  9. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Talking '11/'13 Anybody know what the difference in the SX rear bumper cover might be, or is it a combination cover and lower panel that is SX only?
  10. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Anybody on here that has a 2016 Kia Optima SX with a rear end like the one pictured? The lower cover with dual exhaust appears to be the same style as the single exhaust cover - not the "normal" cover on the Optima SXs/SXLs I can find pictures of. There is a seller on ebay that claims to have...
  11. DIY : Appearance And Body Modifications
    I have 2011 Kia optima and my steering wheels has been fading for a while. I purchased after market leather steering wheel cover from Alibaba and it was made for my specific car. Installation was pain in the ass. but I'm decently happy with the result. 1. Clean the wheel with windex, 409...
  12. The Service Center
    I have a 2018 EX. I need to replace the bumper cover fastener in the left upper corner just below the taillight. Is this possible without tearing half of the car apart?
  13. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    So I was in a small accident today and rear ended someone at probably about 3-5mph. His car was fine we didn't even exchange info. But now I have a big hole in my bumper and a crack and one of the clips on the side broke off. Thankfully all the components are good. fog lights DRL and headlights...
  14. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Had a go with PlastiDip this weekend. First attempt, and i think it turned out OK. Thoughts?
  15. DIY Projects
    Hey guys, Looking at doing some custom work on the fender vent and mirrors but want to know if anyone has any success or tips removing these on a 4th gen? I can only seem to find tutorials for 3rd gen. thank you.
  16. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Whats the part number for the small plastic cover that covers the oil drain plug hole? Thank you. Rz Sent from my LG-D850 using Tapatalk
  17. K5OS - Interior & Exterior Products
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  18. The Service Center
    My wife took my 2011 Optima SX in for my oil change and they noticed I had a leak at my timing cover so they fixed it under warranty but when I drove the car for the first time since the repair I noticed I cant hear the turbo anymore and the car does not seem as responsive. I assume the battery...
  19. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I would love to do this to my optima. Unfortunately, I can't find one that has LED's like this one. ****, I can't even find the clear one! Help.
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