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  1. The Service Center
    Inherited a 2013 Optima and was greeted with an ‘Antenna Error’ message from the stereo display. FM,AM, and Sat are toast. CD and Bluetooth work fine. Repair guy at dealership said it would be around $350 just for the labor. Has anyone else had this issue? Thanks for your time and advice.
  2. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Hello all, I am planning to install a new headunit this week and I was wondering if anyone has had any luck with retaining the factory camera. I am fairly confident that I can physically adapt the connection to RCA but I'm concerned about signal compatibility. I have a 2015 Optima LX with UVO...
  3. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    So I’m not very tech savvy in the car audio department so I apologize if I say anything wrong. Recently my car audio system (Kia optima 2015 SXL with infinity sound system) started to get quieter and has gotten worse in the last month. I bought the car it was fine about a year ago. 20 on the...
  4. 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...
  5. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Anyone have any info experience on this model head unit...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Had the car for a year, been like this since we got it. Basically they all do different things. For example, volume down turns on Bluetooth voice control, track skip up is volume down, volume up is mute, etc. Done a little bit of searching and sounds like its just wiring issue. I've seen little...
  7. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    I'm considering purchasing a 2015 Optima SX that has what appears to be the base radio. I'd really like to have Android Auto in the car. I understand there was an update for the 2015 Optima that adds Android Auto. But I don't think that is for this base radio, right? It's for the nav-radio unit...
  8. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    We have a 2019 Optima when we initially done the setup on the radio we had the option to turn the radio off with the push button or when you open the door we chose to turn the radio off when we open the door since then we have changed our mind but can't find that option in the setup menu anymore...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I’m trying to find the best aftermarket radio for mi 2013 Kia Optima EX, I want to be able to use apple car. Which unit do you recommend that keeps all the UVO/ Infinity features as well as the back up camera, steering wheel controls and aux and usb inputs? Thanks
  10. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    My stock radio on my 2017LX has a backup camera but no navigation. My other car is a 2014 Ford Flex Limited and has navigation but I never use it as I prefer the real-time traffic of Waze. I would like to upgrade my radio to android auto so I can use Waze in my Optima. Do you have a...
  11. The Service Center
    I have a 2011 Kia Optima SX. For quite some time my Sirius xm was stuck on acquiring signal. I didn’t have any audio for Sirius yet AM/fM worked fine. I also wasn’t able to tune to any channels. I did have an active subscription but since I had this issue starting in May I decided to deactivate...
  12. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Using xm radio, is there a way to save a favorite artist/band ? On my previous car with xm you could save several artists and when one was playing on another channel you would get a notice and could click on it to start playing, is that possible with the KIA ? thanks highway
  13. Hybrids
    Our 2011 Hybrid has been trouble-free so far with just under 50K but the audio system went suddenly silent. No prior problems and notably, the screen still shows the presence of the sound. No just a signal but the actual volume registers visually. This suggests the problem is in one or other of...
  14. The Service Center
    Hello - I just encountered a weird error that appears every couple of minutes on my radio touchscreen. The error reads "Battery Discharge Warning! Please use the system with engine running." Seems self-explanatory, except that I was driving to work as the error kept appearing. Obviously the...
  15. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Hey guys, a few days ago my radio stopped working. I turned my car off and restarted it and the radio work for about 5 minutes before the screen went black and I cannot use any of the audio controls on the stereo itself or on my steering wheel. I have checked the many different fuses, even...
  16. The Service Center
    2nd Owner, I have 30k mi on the car its two years old. Under what circumstance/s would my radio / CD Player not be covered ?
  17. The Service Center
    I found a discussion of an earlier 2013, they talked about checking a yellow fuse, I have a yellow breaker in the fuse box under the steering wheel off to the left, the roster is not well marked. I clicked the breaker off and on again, don't know if there is a fuse in it or how to remove it...
  18. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    I've complained in the past about the audio quality coming from SiriusXM on my '18 SXL. All sources except for SiriusXM sound OK. Some channels are OK, others sound like a complete disaster which makes me think its more SXM than the radio. An example is "The Highway" channel 56. It is...
  19. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    OK everyone, I thought I'd try here as my Google searches didn't reveal much useful. I have a 2017 Optima PHEV (I don't think the PHEV part matters for this purpose). So let's say I am listening to music from my phone via bluetooth. Done driving, turn the car off. Next time I get in the car...
  20. The Service Center
    My wife has a 2012 and her head unit has no sound including radio, bluetooth and navigation. When she manually turns on the bluetooth I can hear her, and background noise, but she can not hear me. It looks like it should be working. Anybody ever have this problem?
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