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  1. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hello Looking for part number or diy solution. The vehicle is a 2013 SX Optima. What is hAppening: once you open the cloth panel to see the sky there is a piece of a hard rubber on a edge bellow the glass roof that is starting to come off. Don't know the use of that rubber: insulation, weather...
  2. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    I have a 2017 optima sx with the panoramic sunroof, no mechanical or cosmetic issues however yesterday I was on the freeway when the sunroof opened by its left. I tried closing it immediately but the buttons weren’t responding. I pulled over, turned the car off and on and was able to use the...
  3. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Tonight as I was driving my sunroof became possessed and started opening on its own. I attempted to use the button to stop it but it kept opening whenever I let off the control switch. As it opened fully I heard a few (bad sounding) clicks and since then it will not close. Here’s what I’ve...
  4. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    So I just purchased a base model Optima a few months ago, I didn’t have the money at the time to get the model up with the sunroof and leather seats. I’m going to get leather seats installed next month, and I wanted to get the moonroof installed as well. From what I’m told though, getting a...
  5. The Service Center
    Hey everyone, So this issue started a couple of weeks ago when I open the sunroof this rubber strip will fall into the car, and won’t go back to its original spot is this rubber piece important that I could fix myself or should I take my car in to the dealership. Has anyone else had this issue?
  6. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I think this may have been discussed here before but if so, I couldn't find it. The issue is, when the sunroof is open, if you put the AC on recirc mode, after a few minutes, it automatically switches back to fresh air mode. This is described here in the Stinger forum...
  7. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Does anyone have the panoramic sunroof switch schematic for a 2014 SXL? I was hoping to be able to close my sun shade while I have the sunroof tilted up in the vent position. To do this I realize I would need to add a switch. The reason why I'm wanting to do this is, for in the summertime at...
  8. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    So I'm a bit "conscientious" we will say about my car, and have been trying to figure out a way to clean the wind deflector material that comes up when the sunroof opens, mine was full of bugs. The only way, so far I have came up with is just to pick the bugs out one by one. There HAS to be a...
  9. The Service Center
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  10. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I have a 2012 Optima SX and the piece of glass in FRONT of my sunroof just shattered. My sunroof also exploded about a year and a half ago which has happened to many people...but this is a new one! Anybody seen this issue? I'm really tired of sunroof related problems!
  11. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    I know there are quite a bit of posts about the panoramic sunroof, but I am having the dealer take a lot ok at it tomorrow. Every morning for the last two weeks I am greeted with a rather loud creaking sound when I hit the dip at the end of my driveway; going into the street straight or on an...
  12. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Service Action SA270A Pano Sunroof: I've got to return and Leave the car following an Oil-Chg, so I'm posting this in case you've got known Service coming up and want to save a 2nd trip. It's VIN specific but per the Svc Writer the "Action" involves an Acid Solution and some cleaning / Oiling...
  13. The Service Center
    Why is this part number so expensive for such a small part? and where can I get one in the UK without going to the dealership? :thumbsdown::thumbsdown::thumbsdown::thumbsdown: 816712T200
  14. The Service Center
    Hi Guys, Can anyone help me? I have a 2012 optima Exec pana roof. The issue is the sunroof motor has seized and its stuck on vent, I have taken it to my local dealership who say I have to buy a new motor which is very very expensive!! there must be a manual override on the car to close it...
  15. The Service Center
    It only makes the noise when it first opens and right when closes. When it comes into contact with the rubber weather stripping. Isthere something I can put on the rubber to make it stop?
  16. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    HI, should both the front glass panel, and the rear glass panel, supposed to slide open? Both of my sunshades open, and the front glass tilts up, but the rear doesn't. then I can open the front glass and it slides back, but the rear glass does not. Is how it is supposed to work? Thanks
  17. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    It's sticking up on both drive and passenger side.. anyone have this issue or know how to fix it without getting dealer involved (out of warranty)
  18. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Having an issue with my sunroof shade sticking. I searched and haven't found anything. Dealer it not a options as I'm out of warranty. Any ideas would help..
  19. The Service Center
    I'm have a issue with the front sunroof shade. It will get stuck on one side and will no retract fully. If I play with it (pause) I can get it to open sometimes. I check the tracks and they seem to not have anything blocking it but it does seem kinda dirty, with probly dirt... Anyone know what...
  20. New Member Introductions
    Picked the EX because it was the best balance of fuel economy, luxury, price. (SXLs are near impossible to find in the area, and the one Huge dealer selling one was looking to absolutely #%?! you over on cost and interest.) Went with a lease because it was $30+ per month cheaper with no money...
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