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  1. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    2014 Optima Hybrid 12K miles - Bought the car as certified pre-owned in 2017, dealer said it was a lease vehicle prior to purchase 13K miles - Transmission starts knocking, dealer replaced under warranty without issues, said they have seen lots of Optima with transmissions **** out so they...
  2. The Service Center
    Hello folks, thank you for taking the time to read my post and hopefully help me out. BTW I love this car. I need the part that goes between parts 21 and 22. The parts guy at the local dealer is less than helpful.
  3. Hybrids
    Hi Wanted to know if anyone out there experience the same thing I lost about 2 km After it’s a full year charging It used to say 48km with the climate control off now it only says 46 after 1 years of charging I charger it 2 to 3 times a day Thanks
  4. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    What is the name of there male end of the connector on the plug that is on the horn itself. I want to make a pigtail without cutting into the oem. The opposite of this that's cut off :
  5. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Hey all, So I changed spark plugs on my Optima 2013 Turbo. I used the NGK 1422, and I can definitely notice a pretty big improvement on both throttle response and Fuel Economy. Heck, my idling RPM went down to 800-1000 RPM (from 1200 or so). Anyway, this was my first time changing spark plugs...
  6. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Hey guys, I was at the dealer earlier and I had a very good experience and conversation with the folks there. Apparently, the new OEM spark plugs are a lot better than before. The tech even showed me. It looks just like my HKS. Can someone confirm if the new OEM plugs are a lot better now or...
  7. Hybrids
    Hi So I was wondering the other day I’m filling up and I was wondering way did it take so much time for the door to open. Vs my old hybrid only So I checked in the manual and it says the gas tank is pressurized I could take a bit of time to open it’s only 3 seconds or so but I was just...
  8. Hybrids
    Hi So it’s months I have the car now and I plug in everywhere I can, MONTREAL has 1000 of plug all over the city so there day I don’t use gas at all But I noticed Oil mileage is counting down when I been driving 1000 of km on ev do I have to change the oil at the same as I was using gas.
  9. Hybrids
    Hi It’s a long time I didn’t unplug my charger because I keep it plugged all the time. Should I be concerned Or ask for a new charger look at the 2 photos everything is working good but the plug looks funny.
  10. The Service Center
    My car died at an intersection after the HCS warning light came on. It would not start and they had to tow it to the nearest KIA dealer (not my normal dealer). They spent 4 hours testing, kept the vehicle overnight, and opened a techline case regarding this. Here was the result: Techline...
  11. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hi guys Ive owned 12 optima 2.4 turbo l need to change spark plugs Denso 3478, 3479 or NGK 1422? which one is fit for me? Thanks
  12. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Hi, Could someone tell me what the spark plug gap is for a 2014 Optima EX 2.4? Thanks!
  13. The Service Center
    So I've been trying for a few days to source some new plugs for my 2014 SX turbo, and the only place I can find a set is a Kia dealer who needs to special-order them in at $48 PER PLUG. No thanks, especially since they won't lube it up first! :lipsrsealed: I've found that NGK's website(s) do...
  14. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    I wanted to take advantage of the K5 store 4th sale. I want to know what spark plugs comes standard on a 16 SX? Would the 1422 plug be an upgrade for my car?
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hi all-- I'm in Irvine and just got my Optima Plug In. I'm still trying to learn about the systems, understand the optimal settings etc. Either the owner's manual doesn't go into a lot of detail about some of those things or I just haven't found the right sections (particularly information about...
  16. Engine and Technical Discussion
    I have about 13k miles on these plugs. They are the new ngk plugs that kia switched to a year or so ago. The car has been running great with these plugs for over a year until I started it this morning. i immediately noticed a rough idle and then saw the cel come on. After pulling the plugs, i...
  17. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Want to install a magnetic drain plug on the Optima, but found conflicting information on the brand I always use (GoldPlug. No affiliation). They don't list the Optima, but list both the Sportage 2.0T and Sonata 2.0T. However, they list 2 different plugs, both 14mm: AP-08 for the Sportage, and...
  18. DIY : Engine And Technical
    Hey guys 11 ex turbo owner here. Recently purchased my bb used and have a laundry list of diy mods and upkeep projects I NEED to get started on but, don't really know much about cars. I consider myself to be somewhat mechanically inclined in with the proper instruction feel I can tackle most of...
  19. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hello guys. I purchased the HKS spark plugs to get Lap 3 Chip installed and it is causing a problem. A week and a half ago, I installed the spark plugs(gapped to 0.028) along with Lap3 chip(91 octane chip set, 93 fueled). The car was driving fine for a week, so I decided to try chip set to 93...
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