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Hi, my husband's 2013 Optima has had all of the above. He just paid $520 for a diagnostic assessment and replacement of some sensors in the car. Some of the lights went off, and the steering difficulty was corrected.
That same day when he was driving home, the lights came back on and the steering became difficult again. He was told that the sensors that were replaced weren't being detected by the module and now he needs the module replaced, for a cost of $2300 (just for the part). He was also told by the manager that there wasn't anything else they could do and he'd have to pay over $2300 (to include labor) to get the problem fixed.

Is anyone else having this issue? What is the course of action we should take?
 

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Hi. Painful to have something like that come out of nowhere! I've noticed a few similar situations on the site here. The solutions seem to range widely. If you get the two simple ones out of the way, sadly the suggested module replace is your next course of action. If the check engine light is also on, get a OBDII scanner and check any codes for additional diagnosis. Don't get the cheapest one, at least one with a good read out of the codes. Good luck!

Simple one was:
-Replace the battery if it is older
-Check the ESC3 fuse for blown connection due to possible shorting, but this will just confirm a short exists, not a fix but help you track down the cause. [LX] : - Warning lights staying on

Big one was:
-Replaced entire steering column module as something shorted with the interior wiring
 
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