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Peter Bagley, Toyota mastertech
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Our New optima ex - very nice ride, soft smooth great. but

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our New optima ex - very nice ride, soft smooth great. but
when some rough road- holy molly; suspension bottomed out
a clang like steel on steel. is there simple (not so expensive)
fix?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 8 months ago.

Hello and welcome to just answer and allowing me to assist you. well suspension goes like this. to gain performance you loose ride qualities and to gain a nice soft ride you loose performance so you have to meet in the middle some where to achieve what you want. First of all what are your tire pressures set at and what is the size of your tires? The other thigs you can do is upgrading your struts or shocks, If your tires are those low profile sport tires they don't flex too much. lets start by giving me your tire size and what pressuer they are set at. check what is recomended on the sticker on the drivers door or opening