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  1. New Member Introductions
    Name: Patriarco Location: Syracuse, NY Hello everyone! Just came across this forum and am very impressed with the community you all have created. I am happy to be on board with you all. I am a new Kia owner and immediately fell in love with it. I purchased a 2010 Optima LX with a manual...
  2. The Service Center
    I have a 2011 Optima 2.4L and need the factory service manual. Is this possible to get without paying the ridiculous fee that Kia wants you to pay to access thier site.
  3. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    2017 SX turbo. I have noticed since new that my e-brake goes all the way to the floor when I set it. Since I haven't had a new car in 10 years I thought maybe that's common with these new cars. Yet, if I forget to take it off and put it in drive or reverse, it takes very little throttle to...
  4. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Does anyone know if there is a repair manual for the 2014 Kia Optima? The current manuals seem to stop at 2010. Both Chilton and Haynes manuals don't show any available. Any suggestions as to where I can find one? Thanks in advance for any help!
  5. New Member Introductions
    I read through my manual, rechecked many times, and the parts that talk about my headlights seems wrong. It clearly shows an H7 for my low bulb in the diagram and lists it under bulb type in another section. It lists a 9005 for my high's. That is actually correct. I pulled all four and found...
  6. The Service Center
    I?ve got a 2011 Optima LX with manual trans and I have to pull up the parking break all of the way (11 or 12 clicks) to have any confidence my car won?t be rolling away from me if parked on any decent incline. Can anyone direct me to the steps to get at the cable? I believe it is a simple...
  7. The Service Center
    I have been looking for an owners manual for my 2013 Kia Optima GDI for 2 years. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  8. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    I have the FSM for my beloved Nissan. The most useful instance was when I received my Tein SS coilovers, I was able to print the page showing the exploded view of the suspension and take it to the dealer to buy every nut, bolt and washer to fully build the coils prior to installing, without...
  9. The Service Center
    Where's the best place to obtain a 2013 Optima EX Service Manual? Any links would be helpful. (Free would be perfect) If not, lowest cost obviously. :D Thanks!
  10. Pictures and Videos
    Day i bought it. 94k on the clock. Current Mods: Magnaflow catback exhaust Injen cold air intake Konig Hypergram 18x8.5" wheels. +45 offset Eibach Sonata Pro Kit lowering springs Truhart lowering struts KDM trunk lip spoiler SX-L steering wheel swap Factory cruise control install SX turbo...
  11. Engine and Technical Discussion
    I have a 2011 optima 2.4. I think that my lifters needreplacing or adjusting, so I’m looking Under the service manual section (PDF) I’m looking at Kia Optima: Cylinder Head, Components andComponents Location. In the assemblydiagram it shows “9. MLA”. What does that stand for? Could it be...
  12. Engine and Technical Discussion
    I've seen a few discussions about this saying it's either impossible or extremely hard, I doubt anyone has tried it however in theory, couldn't you take a manual out of one of the few 2011 LX's that were made with them and throw in any 2011-2013 with the 2.4L or even to 2015 as I think they have...
  13. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Anyone looked into this? When I first looked at Optima's in 2011, I wanted an LX with the 6 speed manual (I've always loved manuals). I was basically told the only manual LX available was over 1000 miles away. I was in a "buy now" mood, so I went with an auto. Fast forward to now, I have a...
  14. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Generally I'm able to locate PDF copies of OM's (Owners Manuals) on car manufactures websites. However I cant find one for the 15 Optima Hybrid. Does anyone have a copy or a URL
  15. DIY : Audio, Navigation, And Electronics
    since there's very little info on the manual trans 2011 Optima's, i decided i would get a cruise control install thread started. there's 2 ways to do it. 1. find a used LX or EX wheel without paddle shifters that has cruise installed on the wheel. wiring plugs directly into the clock spring...
  16. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Anyone have the Service Manual for the optima 2014 sx? I know there is a site online that has it but when i try to print some pages it comes out very bad. Does anyone have the PDF ? -I've searched on here, but some of the links are dead
  17. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    I removed the glove box light assembly with the eye towards replacing the stock tungsten bulb with a brighter diode bulb. The owner's manual lists the glove box bulb as a "5 watt Feston" bulb. I was very surprised to see a regular style bulb in place, not a feston bulb. It looks like the same...
  18. Pictures and Videos
    So a long story short, my old motor went out on me back in January. Having knocking sounds and finding of flakes in the oil pan. After long heated battle with my dealership, finally got a new 2013 motor with 0 miles on it under warranty. The whole ordeal gave me a major headache. In fact, head...
  19. Hybrids
    Does anyone have a link where I can download the 2011 kia optima hybrid repair manual? Would be much appreciated. Having my airbag light still coming on, my steering wheel controls to change tracks no longer work nor can I use the answer and end call buttons on the steering wheel and I have this...
  20. 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
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