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  1. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Hey guys I'm looking for a power source on my 2012 that is ONLY HOT WHEN THE ENGINE IS RUNNING. I'm installing a 2nd battery and a battery isolater and I need the isolater to turn on when the engine is running only, NOT LOOKING FOR KEY POWER. I'm asumming the ignition system will be my best bet...
  2. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I am going to install footwell lights this weekend. I plan on grounding to the BCM so they operate like the interior lights. So I have a theory that I could use a switch for ground instead of power.. Switch it up (which it will be 99% of the time) and it will be grounded to the BCM and work with...
  3. The Service Center
    Hey All, I have a 2013 2.4 LX with no suspension or exhaust mods just wheels/tires and some other aesthetics on the car, it also has about 40k on it: About two days ago I was coming back from a meet and I had my radio off, I heard what sounded like a distant exhaust (thought is it was my...
  4. Canada
    For any Canucks looking for cabin filters they are they are available at Canadian Tire. Fram cabin filter, part number CF11178 and cost is $14 Easy to replace, no tools required and takes about 2 minutes.
  5. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Can anyone point me to a 12v ignition source under hood???
  6. DIY Projects
    D1S: Morimoto 3Five (35w)$75.00 — Kelvin: 6000K Qty: Delete: UPDATE H8: Morimoto Elite HID System$150.00 — Ballasts: Morimoto 3Five (35w) — Kelvin: 6000K — Wire Harness: H8 — Wire Harness Type: Heavy Duty Relay Is there anything else I need to NOT have any errors or flickering on the fog...
  7. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I have the a china nav and while I'm happy with the nav, I'm not happy with the backup camera. It fit in one of the license plate lights and because of that, it's off center. Looking to replace with oem camera or compatible that goes in the center mount position under "kia" emblem. All the ones...
  8. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    When installing my DRLs on my '11 SX, I found what I think is the source of a rattle. Maybe THE rattle? On the very front underneath of the car is a splash shield that is secured with some removable plastic rivets and two bolts. There is a spot for a third bolt in the front middle, but there is...
  9. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Has anyone put TPMS transmitters in another set of tires? Can the computer keep track of more than 4 TPMSs? How do you run a second set of tires? Winter, Summer
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