Kia

Kia troubleshooting questions? Ask a mechanic

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Kia Questions
One of my brake calipers is rusty and has a screeching noise
One of my brake calipers is rusty and has a screeching noise coming out of it when I brake, so thought I should buy another...found it cheap in America, but they don't have my exact car model in their… read more
Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat
Owner
Associate Degree
5,715 satisfied customers
I'm having some issues with the horn to my Kia Optima (2013)
hey there! I'm having some issues with the horn to my Kia Optima (2013) … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
556 satisfied customers
My 2013 Kia Optima is not starting can it be the Fuel pump
my 2013 Kia Optima is not starting can it be the Fuel pump relay? what are some of the signs.. Its sounding like it wants to turn over and its on Thursday it just cut off on me while beginning to take… read more
fordguy4u
fordguy4u
Automotive Tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
70 satisfied customers
I have a 2001 optima and everytime i gas up the tank acts as
I have a 2001 optima and everytime i gas up the tank acts as if it is full so the gas pump keep stopping. What's going on? … read more
K. Wiggins
K. Wiggins
ASE Certified Technician
Associate Degree
449 satisfied customers
I just bought an Kia Optima LX. It doesn't have a garage
I just bought an Kia Optima LX. It doesn't have a garage door opener like the 2010 Optima I have. What are my options for getting this capability? The dealer has a replacement rear view mirror with ga… read more
K. Wiggins
K. Wiggins
ASE Certified Technician
Associate Degree
449 satisfied customers
Interior lights will not turn on. 2013 optima. Purchasing
Purchasing from dealer. He could not get them on either … read more
thomas hill
thomas hill
associates
39 satisfied customers
I have a 2011 Kia Optima (non-turbo) that wont start
I have a 2011 Kia Optima (non-turbo) that wont start sometimes. It will turn over but acts like its not getting fuel to engine. Kia service department did a quick check and said its my high pressure f… read more
Jared D
Jared D
Shop Supervisor
Bachelor's
3 satisfied customers
My wives KIA Optima Turbo started feeling sluggish when cold
My wives KIA Optima Turbo started feeling sluggish when cold and threw a check engine light. The dealership said the code was for the turbo sensor but it was checked out fine (it was warm by then). Ho… read more
Dan
Dan
Dealership Technician
Associate Degree
2,171 satisfied customers
My son locked the keys in the trunk I have a 2013 Kia
My son locked the keys in the trunk I have a 2013 Kia optima … read more
Eric
Eric
Auto Technician
589 satisfied customers
A whining noise when I accelerate, 61,000 and no. It sounds
61,000 and no. It sounds like it's coming from the alternator or belts/pully's? … read more
Kevin
Kevin
workshop foreman /master tech/mot tester
1 satisfied customers
My son was driving and was reaching across to the passenger
my son was driving and was reaching across to the passenger floor when he accidentally knocked the car into neutral. the engine revved high and the vehicle shut down and will not start now. What does … read more
VirtualWrench (L J)
VirtualWrench (L J)
Owner of LJ Auto Repair 37 years
Associate Degree
38 satisfied customers
I have a 2013 Kia Optima that also has an intermittent
I have a 2013 Kia Optima that also has an intermittent starting problem. If I leave it for several hours and try to start it again, it will start. The problem is the insecurity of not knowing if and w… read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
Kia Optima: 2009 Kia Optima blower for heat and air is acting
2009 Kia Optima blower for heat and air is acting up .Barely works. What part do I need to get it fix… read more
supermechanic
supermechanic
Service consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
10 satisfied customers
Kia Optima EX: I just bought a 2013 Optima EX yesterday. It
I just bought a 2013 Optima EX yesterday (9/21/13). It wanders all over the road at highway speeds regardless of surface. I understand this is a common problem with this model. What is the technical s… read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
556 satisfied customers
Kia Optima EX: I have a 2013 Kia Optima EX with the UVO system.
I have a 2013 Kia Optima EX with the UVO system. A couple days after I bought the car, the radio would "crackle" and then cut out. No radio, no Sirius, no USB, no bluetooth phone. However, the radio w… read more
Eric
Eric
Auto Technician
589 satisfied customers
Kia Optima SXL: I purchased a cargo net for my 2013 Kia Optima
I purchased a cargo net for my 2013 Kia Optima SXL. It was just placed in my trunk all wrapped up. I do not see any kooks on the wall of the trunk to attach the net too. Should there be hooks added to… read more
FlatRate572
FlatRate572
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
144 satisfied customers
2011 Optima: accelator pedal is very sensitive...press down
I have a new 2011 Optima. The accelator pedal is very sensitive. Can the tension be adjusted so that it requires more effort to press down?… read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
2004 Kia Optima LX: I rear ended another vehicle.My brakes didnt lock
Ihave 2004 Kia Optima LX 6 cvclander.I rear ended another vehicle.My brakes didn't lock up.I couldn't skid to a stop.Is the braking system designed this way or do I have a problem with the braking sys… read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Kiatech

Kiatech

Kia Master Technician

210 satisfied customers

30+ years experience,ASE certified,KIA certified Master Technician,Ford factory trained

George H.

George H.

ASE Certified Technician

676 satisfied customers

Hyundai Certified and 15+ years as an ASE Maser Tech

Chris (aka- Moose)

Chris (aka- Moose)

Technician

556 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Ron Z.

Ron Z.

- Kia Tech -

490 satisfied customers

18+yrs experience. State Inspector & Kia Diagnostics/Repair

K. Wiggins

K. Wiggins

ASE Certified Technician

449 satisfied customers

ASE Certified Technician, Associates Degree in Automotive Technology, 15+ years in the trade

Dave Nova

Dave Nova

ASE Technician

331 satisfied customers

ASE Master Certification. 25 yrs experience

Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly

Mechanic

250 satisfied customers

17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x