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  1. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hello all. I searched the forum and found notes about sway bar links, lug nuts, CV/Axle nuts etc. Just wanted to see if there were any other occurrences and resolutions to my issue. 2012 Kia Optima SX 137k miles The last few weeks I have started to notice a slight clunk noise in the front...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hello, My name is Alex and I am currently residing in Chicago, and it is the slowest day at work ever. Regardless, I bought a 2014 Kia Optima Hybrid EX and it came with HID headlights/tail-lights/Fog lights. Unfortunately, the High beams are halogen white beams and it throws off the look of...
  3. The Service Center
    Sorry if this has already been posted and discussed, I could not find anything specific to my issue. I own a 2012 KIA Optima SX, I went out to my car today to move it out of my driveway, having construction done to my place and I don't want my car to get damaged. The last time I drove my car...
  4. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I bought the reverse mirror tilt module but my car does that stock (I was excited to buy parts, what can I say?) Does anyone know of other applications with power mirrors this would work on?
  5. The Service Center
    Alright guys I need some help! So last year I installed a new head unit into my car. Sorry not sure what head unit it is exactly since I bought it used off of a member here and he also forgot what the exact unit is. Anyways, when I first installed it into my car it kept making the fuse for the...
  6. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Looking for the brightest set of reverse lights available for my 2013 optima hybrid. The back up camera needs a little help when it's dark outside. Are the led projector ones any good?
  7. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Has anyone installed this? If so... What are your opinions? How difficult was the install (I'd probably have a shop do it) If a shop did it for you, what was the cost? Any issues of the unit freezing? I live in Vegas so it's always sunny but just curious of ALL thoughts I read the review on...
  8. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    After installing my exLED modules for the rear tail lights i now want to convert my OEM rear turn signal lights to reverse lights. Is there a DIY on how to do this. Hope you guys can help!!!!!!!! Thanks,
  9. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    So I just put a pair of fast start 55W P15D HID's in my reverse lights and holly **** is it a dream, lol. It was a little work, I was sure the stock wiring and the cars brain wouldn't be able to handle the power, especially since I tested the things before I put them in and at startup they are...
  10. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Did someone successfully install this module in the 2015 ? Every treads or online websites or youtube videos are for 2013 and bellow. I think Kia changed the color coding of the wires... They certainly changed the fuse box. I will posted pictures in my next incoming tread.
  11. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hey all, I have a 2012 SX and I've been hearing a click or tick sound when I press the gas pedal from a stopped position. For example, when I come to a complete stop at a light or stop sign and then press the gas to go, a single click sound can be heard somewhere from the rear centre area. The...
  12. K5OS - LED & HID Lighting
    Here to present the Optima family: The Kia Optima Combo LED Package (BUY NOW) Description: Swap out all your boring stock light bulbs at once with this Complete Combo LED Package These bright LED bulbs are sure to impress and make your Optima standout from the rest Save $20 or more on this...
  13. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Hey everyone, I find the reverse/backup lights are not very bright. Can you tell me which bulb to use? Maybe theres an LED version? Thanks
  14. The Service Center
    Hey guys, if anyone here that has both the New faces shift knob and the reverse tilt module installed then I want to hear your thoughts. I have the tilt module for 1.5 yrs now and the New faces shift knob for about 3-4 months with no issue until recently. I set my tilt module to mode 2 which...
  15. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
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  16. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    So, I got the backup camera installed and am not getting any feed when shifting into reverse. I'm wondering if I either tapped into the wrong wires for the power, or if I need to attach the Reverse wire from the UNAVI system to the Shift Position indicator. Only thing is, I have no idea which...
  17. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I bought these reverse lights for my car http://bit.ly/OCGrwq, put them in and they worked for a second and cut out. Figured I blew a fuse but I checked them all and they're good. Have no idea what happened.
  18. Product Reviews
    Here's a little video I did. HID's are Kensun from amazon.
  19. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Hi All, Have recently found reverse camera in mirror not working and no reverse lamps although tone sounds when engaging reverse and rear park sensors working. Is this a fuse fault or loose wiring in bootlid/trunklid/decklid? Anyone know where the fuse is?
  20. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I searched the forums but couldn't find anyone with the same issue. Last night on my way home, after I left work everything was working but on the way I noticed some flickering on my headlights (These are working fine); when I got home and was going to get the car in the garage neither the back...
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