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  1. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    I have a 2016 Kia optima SX 2.0 T. I have had the issue before where I would be going down the road and Air would just stop circulating. Whether it was on AC or Heat there was no airflow. Most of the time after a couple of days it would come back on. It just happened again and I am tired of it...
  2. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hi All! I recently totaled my 2014 Kia Optima SX Turbo (red) It's been a great 9 years, I loved this car, & aside from the recent damage the car was in great shape. All parts are open for sale with exception to - Engine/Chassis components Forward of the front wheels -Steering wheel I'm open...
  3. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    First of all, I am new to the forum, so thanks to anyone who replies or helps out! I am looking for a stage 1 tune for my 2017 Kia Optima SXL without breaking the bank, but also still being a reliable tune. Any suggestions?
  4. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Hi All, I have a 2015 Kia Optima sxl turbo and I’m looking to put a body kit on it preferably a front bumper kit, does anyone have any suggestions or know of any links I can search for body kits at?
  5. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Hi guys i’m currently at loss with my 2012 Kia Optima hybrid I recently purchased it back in November with 113,400k miles on it im not sure if this is even relevant but around december with 113,700k miles on it now the tensioner pulley belt serpentine belt the whole shebang had to be replaced...
  6. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Hey everyone, I hope you all are well! I am trying to figure out exactly how I can remove my center console armrest on a 2017 Kia Optima lx since it has no physical screws to remove. When I lift the lid there are no screws to remove, and I am hoping I don’t have to take the whole center console...
  7. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    I recently had 4 new continental DSW’s mounted / balanced and an alignment done on my ‘13 optima The guy let me know he did the alignment as good as he could but there were some issues and he supposedly couldn’t get it “perfect” Can you guys take a look at the printout and let me know what...
  8. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Hello! I have a 2014 Kia Optima 2.4L, I just recently replaced the fuel sending unit because it wouldn’t read my fuel tank correctly, light always flashing and check engine light kept coming on. So, after I changed it, I noticed the fuel gauge just stayed on FULL, and the “miles to empty” keeps...
  9. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    So i purchased a valve cover and valve cover gasket for my grandmas kia optima 2012 ex 2.4 and i check the valve cover that i got and see now hole for the high pressure fuel pump. And then i later found out that i ordered the one for korean cars. My question is will the korean valve cover gasket...
  10. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    My kia optima suddenly died on the highway. After a **** of a time getting it towed and to the dealer now start the wait for Corp Kia to approve a fix. I know this has been discussed many times. But i want to know how your experience have been with Gen 3 Kia repairs in 2021.
  11. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Currently have the stock wheels on my Silver 2013 Kia Optima, no idea at all where to buy rims or which ones to get so looking for any recommendations! Tire size is 205 65/r16. Thanks!
  12. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I turned my car on and my radio sounds level is low but when I try to lower or raise the volume it doesn't change? Does this mean I blew my speakers? I was listening to music and driving and the volume was working fine but then I turned off my car, ran some errands, came back, turned it on and...
  13. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hello, I have a Kia Optima from 2012, 1.7 CRDI engine, with automatic transmission and I don't know what oil to use, nor how many liters I need. Can someone help me? Thank you in advance !
  14. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    So I have a 2016 and am installing aftermarket subs and amp. 2 jl audio 12's and an old school Sony XPLOD, 1200 WATT 1 channel amp. I have battery cable from power on amp to the in line fuse box, out on other side of in line fuse box and connected at the positive battery terminal. I have the...
  15. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    I recently tracked down a spare tire with jack and tools for my 2019 Kia Optima. The seller is selling it without the foam organizer insert that normally comes with an new oem kit. Does the foam insert provide any type of structural support for the standard trunk mat? Or is it purely just there...
  16. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Hi guys, From about a year i’m trying to find what exactly is wistlying in my kia optima gt from 2017. After current winter i’m 100% sure it’s caused by a/c because whole that season a/c was off and the problem did not occur. From about 3-4 weeks I’m driving with a/c back again and the...
  17. DIY Projects
    Hello I recently purchased and installed the new add w1 version 3 which has two inlets and a single outlet for my 2013 Kia Optima SXL with the 2.0 turbo. Morning after the install I had a check engine light pop which came back with codes “P0106 + P0605”. I understand I do not have the correct...
  18. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Hi this is my first post but hoping somebody can give me a little bit of info. I have a 2013 Kia Optima EX. Have had some trouble with the backup camera witch I know is pretty common. I’ve replaced it with OEM twice now over the last 4 years. This time I decided against spending a couple hundred...
  19. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    i have kia optima hybrid 2012. When I mount the accelerator pedal, this arrow does not work. What could be the fault?
  20. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Hello all, my radio has no sound coming out except the beep sound. Check the radio with a new head unit, but no sound coming out as well. I guessed it's the amp that's causing the problem. I'm looking for a place or a web link to buy a used amp, please help!! this problem has been with me...
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