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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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rattle under car
When I hit potholes or speed bumps or an uneven part of the road there is a rattle sound like something is loose under my car
Asked by Scioban R February 17, 2015, 11:20 am 1 reply
What should I do?
Feels Like>> Vehicle is sluggish>> When I need passing power and press the accelerator to the floor>> Yes>>
Asked by Torri W February 3, 2015, 10:41 pm 1 reply
engine light with code p0011
Description of Problem: I have a kia Optima 2008 and for two months the engine light is on and off. The mechanic has changed the engine oil with the synthetic one (code P0011). I f...
Asked by Ahmad A February 7, 2015, 2:28 pm 0 reply
i want, to buy a car but it shakes
engine light is on I scan it is 2 misfire cylinder 4 & 5
Asked by Ezekiel R February 5, 2015, 5:00 pm 0 reply
Where is the fuel filter located on a 2004 Kia Optima
I think it may be this little black box I've located under the hood. Just did a tune-up and want to replace the fuel filter.
Asked by Donell W January 25, 2015, 1:50 pm 1 reply
Tranmission won't shift from 1st to 2nd but will from 2nd through 5th
My car will slightly start in 1st in drive then will slip out . Once put into slap shift I can shift it from 1st to 2nd but will shift slowly . Once in second I can shift it back t...
Asked by Jake K January 25, 2015, 2:42 pm 0 reply
What causes vibration?
My car starts vibrating when I reach high speeds (60-80). I had my father look at ti and she said there was lumps/knots on the inside of the front passenger tire? He though maybe i...
Asked by Cassie N January 22, 2015, 10:12 am 0 reply
What is the code P0447 for a 05 Kia optima and where is it located?
I'm working on a 2005 Kia Optima and wondering what the Code p0447 is and where it is located?
Asked by Ariel P January 14, 2015, 6:10 pm 0 reply
signal light issue
the rear right light will come on but will not blink for signal?
Asked by Greg B January 3, 2015, 12:23 pm 0 reply
kia optima loses rpms when driving
we recently had a tune up done on our 04 kia, I noticed as we were driving that the car lunges forward and loses RPMs also the car makes what I call a whining sound. My husband see...
Asked by Debbie R December 27, 2014, 12:44 pm 0 reply
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