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  1. Engine and Technical Discussion
    NEVERMIND i got my questions answered.... Hey everyone, So my car is leaking fuel in the engine bay. Took my car in to the dealer and the guy that was helping me didn't seem very intelligent in what he was talking about. First he gave me an update saying that it was my low pressure fuel line...
  2. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Just got my Safety Recall notice (#18V907) in the mail concerning the High Pressure Fuel Pump (HPFP) fuel pipe that has been suspected of causing engine fires on cars who have had the engine replaced (via #17V224) due to being "damage, misaligned or improperly torqued during the engine...
  3. Engine and Technical Discussion
    My '12 Optima SX turbo oil feed line started leaking under the foil where the flex portion is. Hard to tell where it's coming from as the entire bottom of the passenger engine bay is covered in oil, but pretty sure that's what it is as squeezing the foil portion yields oil. It's leaking right on...
  4. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Surely it's coincidence and not the cause but sometime around my recent (2) SA's & ECU I noticed my Lane Encroachment Warning Beep doesn't work. It used to require a Turn Signal to prevent it but I can run over White -Yellow lines all day without a sound. Is your feature still working and Is...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hey, I´m from germany and I´m a big Kia Optima fan. I ordered my Optima in june 2017, it should arrive in october 2017. It´s a GT Line with the 1.7 diesel engine and 7 speed dual clutch transmission, the color is snow white pearl.
  6. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Not liking them. My original idea was to plasti dip the trim pieces. Wish the stripes were level. Reverse them to see in black. Here's my wheel I had on my Sonata. Waiting for set of TPMS before I can install.
  7. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    My car is just over 3 years old and the car sat for 4 days and then tried to start it and the battery was dead. Was able to jump the car and after I turned it off and then restarted it the display showed a green horizontal line across the lcd screen. I thought that was odd so I turned the car...
  8. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Two days ago, I was 1000mi away from changing my oil when I noticed the oil light flicker on my car. I had noticed a stronger smell of oil as well which prompted me to have a look at the oil. Usually I'm good until the next oil change and haven't had to check the oil because of the short...
  9. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Has anyone tried a line lock on our cars for launching and or a switch to bypass the brake switch? If we trick the car into thinking it's not on the brake we can try to work around launch control beside a tune. Something like the hurst line lock kit summit racing sells? I bought my 13 optima...
  10. New Member Introductions
    if you can help me out i would appreciate it !!
  11. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Update 6/25/15: Sadly, Nameless Performance is finally pulling out of the Optima/Sonata market.:cry: Official announcement: https://www.facebook.com/namelessperformance
  12. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    I feel like using an LOC would give you more control and also more amp options.. Can anyone chime in on this? I am about to order an amp and powered sub and want to know what I should do...
  13. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I guess I must be "late to the party", but I just got some feedback (via email) concerning the Nameless Performance FSTB for my Optima and was told they are closing out their product line for our platform due to lack of support!! :cry::cry: That SUCKS!!
  14. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Sorry if this has been posted before ..but browsing web for info about new ride foundKia Optima TF 2011-2015 Service Manual .... service manualKia Optima TF 2011-2015 Owners Manual .... owners manualStephen - 2015 Limited
  15. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I just purchased my Optima a few weeks ago, and the first mod had to be the HID upgrade. I've done these on 4 previous vehicles over the years, so it's nothing all that new to me. After installing, I checked my cutoff on the garage, and it appears to round up on both sides, not the nice straight...
  16. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Quick question for you guys that have the 20mm garage line spacers. I want that flushed look but I really don't want to be concerned with the possibility of rocks chipping the eff out of the side of my car. I have oem mudguards but from pics I've seen here on the forum, they appear to...
  17. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Has anyone seen this mod? LED head eye line light: Kspeed LED Head Eye Line Light DIY Kit 2P Fit Kia Optima K5 | eBay I think it would look good w/ the DRL's below -- all line up in the same direction. Is it a good mod? If so, is the part on ebay good quality and good price? I'm thinking...
  18. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    So I was cleaning my car, and noticed how the door fender dont really line up with the rocker panel.. Is this normal? does the rocker panel stick out a bit more than the door and the fender? The only part that lines up well is the part of the fender meets the mud guards
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