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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hey guys, my drivers side mirror won’t stop running, even with the car off. It sounds like it keeps trying to move the mirror. I got help from here with replacing the mirror and thought that would work, but it didn’t. I tried replacing the fuse to no avail. Anyone have any idea how to fix this...
  2. The Service Center
    2015 Optima EX 2.4L gdi black 38,000 miles Symptom: battery died a couple weeks ago - around 3.5 year old so bought a new battery. Last week, Thursday battery was dead again after 1 day parked. Scheduled service, dropped off this morning. Had noticed in the last month the fuel pump running...
  3. The Service Center
    The right side LED rear running light has the bottom part of it out. This is a ‘14 SX-T with the LED “ring” light around the brake light and turn signal. What’s the easiest and least expensive fix for this?
  4. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Would I have any problem running these? Hartmann HLP-410-GS:M 19" Replica Wheels for Volkswagen They only come in 5x112 so I would have to run an adapter such as. 42 Draft Designs - 5x112 to 5x114.3 PCD Adaptors The thinnest i could find are 15mm. Im on completely stock suspension (SXL)...
  5. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Have a 2015 kia optima lx. I'm having issues with the switchbacks but this time it's the running light on the left side headlight. Both bulbs are not working on the headlight , they won't turn on solid white like the right side. When I activate the turn signals i have no problem, same with...
  6. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I have the Optima LX which doesn't come with DRLs. Is there a way I can get something so that I can have them, or is it just a lost cause at this point?
  7. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    While is have the low beam LED bulb kit from K5OS I was wondering if anyone is running a H7 LED bulb kit for the high beams with any luck.
  8. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Yeah, I know it's about 1.5" less in diameter to the stock setup and I was planning on going 225/50 17 but then I was sitting next to a MB CLA sedan and noticed the size of the tires and liked the way they looked and thought hmmm..., that looks like they could work on my car. Just wondering if...
  9. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Just curious to see if anybody is running the chip on their 2016 yet. I have an SX launch edition with a few mods and I'm leaning towards the upgrade very soon.
  10. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I have read a couple posts about people complaining their model does not have DRL's. From the research I have done, no current US models, regardless of trim level, have DRL's. Why, I have no idea. KIA adds so many features to the car, you would assume DRL's would be a standard feature, at least...
  11. The Service Center
    Searched and no joy... I though they looked a dim to be considered a DRL.. then a friend came over who also just bought a 2013 SXL as well. Side by side our DRL's are indeed dimmer then hers. Our car has 42,000 hers 27,000... Talked to carmax (where we bought it) and they said either they...
  12. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Alright so a few months back i noticed the car throws out white smoke when started up and it wasn't cold outside to be condensation. Also there is a evident smell of gasoline. Almost smells like the car is running to lean? is this something i should be concerned about? Performance mods are...
  13. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Is anyone running 17" inch wheels with snow tires on their SXL?
  14. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Updated: ARK CBE Fitment Issues I just received my Ark CBE and installed.I noticed that the brackets that hold the CBE are very weak (poorly made)Also noticed that the rubber hangers that came stock are very short.It took a lot of man power to get the left CBE part on the hanger.Anyone buy...
  15. The Service Center
    Since I havent been part of the community for a while due to life, I figured I would ask here if there is anything I should ask the dealer about when I bring it in for my last free LOF. Any new updates for stereos, transmissions, engines, ECM things like that, any new tsbs that seem to be...
  16. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Hi...I have a 2012 SX with HID headlights and I've been annoyed at the difference in lighting. The low beams are bright white HID but the fog lights and Daytime Running Lights look very yellow in comparison. I found some LED replacement bulbs on eBay for the fog lights and they look great! No...
  17. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I have a 2012 SX-T with factory power folding mirrors. I folded them in today, and when I folded them back out the drivers side motor will not stop running. The manual says that the interior fuse labeled "HTD MIRR" is supposed to control the folding mirror but when I pull it the motor still...
  18. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Has anyone purchased these from eBay (non OEM) and have any experience they wish to share? I see some on there for around 110 and they look good
  19. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Why you might ask?? Umm...I watched the Netflix movie "Pump" and decided it would be fun? Any claim on improved performance would be foolish, but in my head, it feels nicer driving so far. How about fuel economy? I'm going to tell you that it has been no different so far in mixed...
  20. Track Time
    Capitol Raceway - Crofton, MD 2013 SX Mods: CX Racing FMIC, CPE catback & midpipe (still need to get downpipe installed), Injen Intake Best Run 60'- 2.287 sec. 1/4 mile- 14.35 sec. @ 101 mph
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