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2004 Kia Optima EX 4dr Sedan Auto

2004 Kia Optima
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Front Wheel Drive, 4dr Sedan, Compact
22 mpg city / 30 mpg hwy
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front caliper suck
why the right front brake caliper piston not release back fully after release pedal i found the wheel stuck
Asked by Mahmoud S January 2, 2017, 2:23 pm 0 reply
why wont car move while in gear.
It starts but will not go fwd or reverse
Asked by Rachel S May 5, 2015, 2:13 pm 0 reply
P0016 and P0338
I am not sure what I need to replace or fix on my 2.4L Kia optima, the transmission fluid is full, but not bright red, and my car isn't shifting into gears fast enough when stoppin...
Asked by Misty C April 7, 2015, 12:37 pm 1 reply
2003 Kia Optima Front Passenger will not open?
I have replaced the fuse. The door will not open with the key or the remote. I do not have money to take the car to dealership. This is a safetly issue! I see many owners are havin...
Asked by AutomotiveForums M July 2, 2011, 3:02 pm 1 reply
when to replace brakes
I had to brake hard the other day after a semi lost a tire in front of me. I noticed a grinding noise while braking firm It happened in the front brakes. Anyone else have an OPTIM...
Asked by Chris S July 9, 2014, 5:50 am 0 reply
Road trip?
I'm traveling from CT to Naples, FL in about two weeks. My car has almost 147K on it and I'm planning on changing the oil & maybe the rear tires before I leave. I'm only driving ab...
Asked by Samantha E November 21, 2013, 11:30 am 0 reply
Water in transmission
There's water in my transmission fluid , lots of it ! And I needed to know how to get it out? My fluid is a milky pink color . Can this be fixed or how bad is my situation, I don't...
Asked by Dami L September 29, 2013, 9:18 pm 0 reply
temperature gauge?
I have been having problems for months with the temp gauge. I have taken it to the dealer 4 times 2 different dealers and they cannot find the problem. It doesn't matter how far I ...
Asked by Karen C November 21, 2012, 12:52 am 0 reply
What is the first major mileage point with required service beyond inspect, etc and oil/filter chang
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Asked by Glen R July 24, 2012, 11:20 am 0 reply
what type of oil do I use
If I need to add oil or transmission fluid what brand do I use.
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