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  1. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    hi all, the trip/eco/reset button on my wife's 2012 optima has fallen into the steering wheel itself. how is it attached in the first place and can it be fixed or does the button itself need to be replaced? thanks! (google photo of the steering wheel):
  2. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    My 2015 Optima EX only has 11k miles and I've noticed this issue for a long time now, maybe since new. I'll windex the inside of the windshield and within days or a week, it'll develop a thin film of something on the inside of the windshield again. Almost like what you see from heavy smokers who...
  3. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    I've got one on my desk torn apart. Who want's to see?
  4. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    I am looking for information on the amplifier in the 2002 Optima LX. Is it friendly with aftermarket head units? How many watts/channels is it rated for? Is it bridgeable? What is the best way to bypass it if I need too? Which is the 6 speakers is it amplifying (2 Fdoor tweet, 2 6.75 Fdoor, 2...
  5. The Service Center
    So when it rains out (and this is Oregon so it rains a lot) i get some condensation on the inside of my headlights near the turn signals. Do you think this is something thats covered under factory warranty? Also my passenger side one is pretty hazy compared to the other one. Seems to be more...
  6. The Service Center
    Hello All, So we have a 2011 Optima SX Turbo and just recently it has got a bit cold here in Ontario and had to turn the heat on at times just to take the chill out. When putting it in, the occasional time there is a clicking sound and then it goes away. When it is clicking, there is no air...
  7. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I know both will look good. I'm just not sure which color spoiler will look better. Like Paul from the Optimastore mentioned, if you have a black theme going (which I kind of do) the black spoiler would look great and adds a sporty touch. The white though is a safe choice but won't stand out as...
  8. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I figured I can take it off if I don't like it..but I think I'm liking it. :) What do you guys think?
  9. Hybrids
    This happened on a HSH "I left my key fob in the car yesterday. I either did it on purpose because I was close by or I didn't pay attention to the warning when I got out. Well, the doors have to be locked for the remote start to work. I ended up using Blue Link to lock the doors then again to...
  10. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Finally got to take some shots of the changes! Shes ready for Summer!
  11. Engine and Technical Discussion
    I have a KIA OPTIMA 2012 EX GDI. I was wanting to add a "Shelf" compartment above the trunk to holster my emergency equipment and ran across this unusual circular apparatus. Does anyone know what it is or what its housing?
  12. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Enkei RS05RR 18"x9.5 +35 w/ 225/45 Sumitomo HTR Z III 18"x10.5 +35 w/ 245/40 Sumitomo HTR Z III Stance coilovers Camber: Front -2.45 & Rear -4.25 Toe is within KIA spec all the way around.
  13. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Does anyone have any pictures of the inside of your side mirror? I'm looking to do puddle lights but just wanted to see inside the mirror before I took them apart.
  14. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    So i was going to my girlfriend's house tonight and got into my car and noticed frost all over my window. I am use to this seeing that I live in MA and it is 10 degrees out. The frost looked like a spider web all over my window. So i went to touch it to see if the windshield was warming up and...
  15. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Did a search for headlight haze, nothing came up. This 2015 has 2000km on it and there is a haze on the inside of the headlight assembly! Looks like dust/fingerprint/haze of some sort... Any thoughts on how this happens on a new vehicle? I removed the low beams to install the TRS HID kit but...
  16. The Detailing Corner
    I want to take great care of the inside of my new car. I have a 2015 Optima SXL turbo. It has the nappa leather interior. What's the best stuff to use on the leather to clean and protect it? And what about for the rest of the interior (dash etc.)?
  17. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    As promised! updated! 20x9 ace alloy convex are on! picture inside! more to come :D tires are 245/30/20.
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