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  1. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Greetings Forum Did not want to start a new thread about the same topic, but none have the specific info I've been searching. Own a 2013 SX that from the first yr changed the fog-light to LED bulbs. All worked well until about a week ago when I noticed that the fog-light indicator in the dash...
  2. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hi there , I have a 2013 Kia Optima EX. I’ve ran into an issue with my HID fog lights not working. The car itself had HIDs low beam and fogs professionally installed a 3 years back that have worked without issue for many years. The low beams still work fine but At one point I noticed both the...
  3. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    hi . i have a 2012 kia optima . i recently got a new battery & after that , my doors stopped locking with my key fob & the buttons on the door . the only door that will lock is my driver door . after a week or two , my fog lights also started to stop working . i replaced the bulbs . & its not...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hi there, This is only my second post here. I just wanted to know if anyone with a base model here has installed fog lights themselves, including a switch for them and the wiring. I'm new to cars in general (and know close to nothing about wiring,) but where I live foggy mornings are basically...
  5. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I've had these installed in all three positions (Headlamps Low/High + Fog Lamps) for about 4 months now, and been satisfied with their performance, since they are Extremely bright: Hikari LED Headlamps There is a noticeable hum from the cooling fans when all 4/6 lights are powered up (Using...
  6. K5OS - LED & HID Lighting
    Is excited to present to the Optima forums: K5 Optima Store - RGB LED Color Changing Headlight or Fog Light Kit (BUY NOW) Description: These brand NEW high powered COB LED headlight low beam & fog light kits with built-in color changing RGB LED Demon Eyes, are designed to outperform your...
  7. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Has anyone here installed one of these? Car Laser Rear Fog Light Warning Lamp It seems like it would be a good idea in fog-prone areas, and to get tailgaters to back off. Here is a video of it in action:
  8. K5OS - LED & HID Lighting
    Is excited to present to the Optima forums The NEW K5 Optima Store 6,000 Lumen CREE LED Headlight/Fog Light Kit (BUY NOW) Description: Upgrade your stock headlights/fogs without the hassle of HIDs Light output matches HIDs at an astonishing 6,000 lumensComponents are shock, dust and...
  9. DIY Projects
    DIY: Fog Light ALL THE TIME Mod? EDIT: See post 8 for DIY instructions. My girlfriend just got a 2015 Optima SX Turbo (w/tech package if it matters) as she really liked my 2013 SXL. I swapped out the crappy stock fogs with the Stage 2 80w CREE bulbs from K5 Optima Store. After driving for a...
  10. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I have been looking for good quality fog lights to match my HIDS. I can't seem to find any blub that matches properly. They are either too white/yellow or illegally blue. Someone out there has to have a color that matches. Please give me a brand or link to purchase. Thank you so much.
  11. K5OS - LED & HID Lighting
    Here to present another great LED product The 80 Watt CREE 1156 LED Turn Signal Bulbs (BUY NOW) Description: These super bright CREE LED bulbs are a sure way to get you noticed These can be used as front or rear turns signals (See below) Powerful 80 watts of CREE LED light per bulb Load...
  12. K5OS - Performance
    Is proud to bring another performance product to the Optima community Kia Optima/Hyundai Sonata Throttle Body Spacer (BUY NOW) Description: Increase horsepower and torque with this fantastic looking throttle body spacer Hard anodized with four different color options available Tapped for...
  13. K5OS - LED & HID Lighting
    Here to present the Optima family: The Kia Optima Combo LED Package (BUY NOW) Description: Swap out all your boring stock light bulbs at once with this Complete Combo LED Package These bright LED bulbs are sure to impress and make your Optima standout from the rest Save $20 or more on this...
  14. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I have run into 2 issues since I installed HID's with a wire harness. 1- both fog lights stopped working 2 months after install after a snowstorm. Might be from the storm, but I feel it's due to the HID's 2- 3 lights come on on the dash when the lights are turned on. It is my girlfriends car so...
  15. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Hey guys I'm trying to do some minor mods on my 2014 sx and I was wondering if someone has done their fog lights yellow yet. I notice some chrome around the fog lights so im trying to see what it would look like. I see it on the 2013s and older, but not on the 2014. Let me know what y'all think...
  16. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Guys check it out! I was browsing around on eBay and came across this 2014 Kia Optima front bumper cover and lower grille. Kia Optima 2014 Front Bumper Lower Grille Fog Light Covers Original | eBay Wonder if it is a direct swap with the 2011-2013 models. Anyone want to test it out?? :grin...
  17. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Heres a simple wiring diagram I made to bypass the fog lights. I hated it that i had to turn the foglights on w/ my headlights only or turn off with the high beam on. All you need is one 5-Pin relay and an auxiliary switch. The wiring diagram This is where i mounted the relay, closest to the...
  18. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    hey guys. i kinda got the wrong wattage bulbs (55w) for my fog lights and they melted the crap out of my fog lights. i like driving with them on whenever my headlights are on. i was looking on ebay for a new light. found some from $65 each, up to $150 each. i know this is a long shot, but if...
  19. Blog
    PLEASE, PLEASE CAN SOMEONE PLEASE TELL ME HOW I WOULD GO ABOUT REPLACING THE UGLY YELLOW LIGHTS ON MY SX OPTIMA TO SOME LED'S. I JUST BOUGHT THE LED'S AND I AM SUPER PUMPED ABOUT PUTING THEM IN, BUT I JUST HEARD THAT THE FRONT BUMPER HAS TO BE TAKEN OFF TO ACCESS THE FOG LIGHTS. I KNOW THAT...
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