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  1. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I have a 2013 Kia Optima. I bought used and it already had HIDs installed when I got it for the low beams and fog lights. I know the low beams do have projectors but I’m curious does the 2013 EX come stock with HIDS or does it use regular H11b halogens and the projectors are more just for...
  2. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I use to put LED bulbs in the factory housings on all my cars for the license lights, but recently, companies have been making actual LED housings that are direct fit for the license lights. I have similar lights on my 2014 Escape and bought my 2015 Optima SXL a couple weeks ago and found some...
  3. Hybrids
    Car lights come on with bell and brakes go to the floor. Have to try to come to a stop with the grinding noise shut down car, restart and goes away. Comes back occasionally others have had this issue with one confirmed accident
  4. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    (Sorry for cross posting this, I couldn’t figure out where to post this...my brain is a little fuzzy because it’s 3am and I can’t sleep...might be because of this issue lol) Ugh, so I’ve encountered a new issue! For context and backstory I was posting on LED door handle modification post(s) in...
  5. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Has anyone been able to change their led flights in there 2014 sxl Optima? I tried to change them but couldn't figure it out.
  6. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I bought this from wish and I can’t wait to try it on.
  7. The Service Center
    This has now happened 2 times, just driving along. Yesterday and about 6 weeks ago. Restarting the car fixes the issue. Had anyone else experienced this.. ideas??. 15 Hybrid
  8. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Hey guys, I just want to start off by saying I'm new to the forum Any information I'm looking for will be helpful I have a 2016 kia optima fe my understanding it's somewhat of a base model I could be wrong but I'm looking to upgrade to better Lighting my modelndoesnt have fog lights so I'm...
  9. New Member Introductions
    I have a 2013 optima sxl .And my fog lights went turn on i had led fog lights everytime I would turn left or right they would turn off .why ?
  10. The Service Center
    I have a 2013 KIA Optima EX. When the head lights are OFF, during daylight, the ESC warning light is OFF, yet when the headlights are ON, the ESC stays ON. When car is turned off, ESC light resets and does NOT display until the headlights are turned on. Thanks in advance. Bronze KIA
  11. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I`m sure that this has been asked before but I can`t seem to find it. What do I need besides the tail lights to install SX lights on my EX (2012)? Is it plug and play or do I need a different wiring harness? Anything else?
  12. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hello, I have a 2015 EX and there is a little white light in the overhead counsel near the map lights and sun roof switch that is always on (at night at least). Is there a way to turn that off or is it designed to remain on? While it is not bright, it does take away from the quiet darkness...
  13. DIY Projects
    Looking to rewire my fogs as drl with turn on power for relay from parking lights. Is there some where in cabin I can splice from rather than at the parking lights themselves? This way an just t-tap and I not be exposed to elements. Want from parking light circuit as don't want the fogs lit when...
  14. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    2015 EX, noticed this morning that my interior lights were not turning on when any of the doors open, overhead switch is in the middle position, I believe that is 'Auto'. Lights work if I manually engage them... Any thoughts on this problem? Not sure if this is just a coincidence but I just had...
  15. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hello forums, I come to you pretty angry right now, So I bought some "Super White" H11B bulbs from amazon for my 2013 Kia Optima Lx, after installing them, I was very excited. Until I turned on my light.. both were still yellow bulbs.. Is there no way to make my light white? Do i need to change...
  16. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Hello ? I’ve searched the site for related issue with OEM LED break lights not lighting up when the break is pressed. Stop lamp fuse is intact & the LED tail lights do come on when the lights are switched-on & further more the break lights function properly when the break pedal is pressed...
  17. New Member Introductions
    Hey I have a 2013 kia optima sx I was wondering if I could somehow put the 2014 led tail lights on my 2013?
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