2005 KIA Optima

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0 Recalls for 2005 KIA Optima

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2005 KIA Optima

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142 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2005 KIA Optima

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AIR BAGS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11000725
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10993523
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11015035
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11151911
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 11058053
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11023810
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10888798
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10863486
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10854924
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10822983
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10817234
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10779855
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10762553
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10733620
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10734045
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10735285
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10723113
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10713880
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10715943
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10715940
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10694950
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10661055
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10654169
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10633816
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10618806
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10595005
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10583289
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10578414
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10575582
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10561806
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10560215
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10560045
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10553989
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10551454
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10552323
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10552489
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10534342
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10531748
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10531899
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10532488
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | SEATS
ODI Number: 10512223
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10512148
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10511065
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10509648
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10500055
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10496775
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10498151
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10494879
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10494680
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10487566
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10473898
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10461389
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10460765
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10458433
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10451664
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10447687
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10446769
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT
ODI Number: 10442657
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10440976
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10440412
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10432365
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10427154
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10425917
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10421428
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10421242
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10421175
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10415266
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10414530
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10413340
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10412373
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10410442
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10411716
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10406152
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10407217
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10407014
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10404339
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10402506
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10404530
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10400648
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10400632
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10395520
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10393067
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10393590
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10381709
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10371770
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10371140
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10372244
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10373308
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10363025
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10359191
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10358084
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10358083
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10348934
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10346809
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10347817
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10332384
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10331527
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10326292
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10324034
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10313547
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10310988
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10306126
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10302341
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10302461
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10298705
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10293368
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10291980
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10284084
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10281591
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10281254
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
ODI Number: 10277107
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10273924
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10274752
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10274203
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10269665
STEERING | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10266860
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 10263053
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10264212
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10257452
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10254698
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10256317
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10246082
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10241829
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10240119
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10239911
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10239909
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10232961
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10234950
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10225108
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10223832
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10220721
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10218584
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10211927
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10169716
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10168515
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10170330
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10166218
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10145702
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10135179
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10136032
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10130003
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10381300
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0 Investigations for 2005 KIA Optima

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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

27 Service Alerts for 2005 KIA Optima

Date Description
April 4, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS – This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Customers may experience issues with their head units th

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April 4, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB – USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS – This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Customers may experience issues with their head units th

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September 13, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. This b

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September 13, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. This b

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April 4, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS – This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Customers may experience issues with their head units th

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April 24, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: – TRANSMISSION FLUID APPLICATION GUIDE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information relating to the correct transmission fluid type and fill quantity requ

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March 2, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP – ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES – In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.

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December 1, 2004 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

ENHANCED DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR FOR P0446/P2422. *TT

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November 4, 2016 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

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November 4, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

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January 18, 2017 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

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January 18, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

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November 1, 2007 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO AN ENGINE HESITATION OR THE ILLUMINATION OF THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) FOR P0123 (THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR / SWITCH (A) CIRCUIT HIGH INPUT). *NJ

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April 1, 2006 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

CANISTER CLOSE VALVE INSPECTION/REPLACEMENT. MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) RELATED TO THE CANISTER CLOSE VALVE AND/OR EVAPORATIVE SYSTEM. *TT

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January 1, 2005 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

IMPROVED TIMING BELTS FOR THE KIA RIO AND OPTIMA. *TT

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January 1, 2007 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET/RELEARN. *KB

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May 1, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

KIA: INTERMITTENT MIL ON WITH NO FAULT CODE STORED; INFORMATION ABOUT DTC P1330. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO CERTAIN VEHICLES. IN AFFECTED VEHICLES AN INTERMITTENT SHORT TO GROUND IN A CIRCUIT ONLY INTENDED FOR TESTING PURPOSES MAY C

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January 1, 2010 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

KIA: ECM UPGRADE-DTC P0130 AND P0150 ON 2.7L ENGINE EQUIPPED. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO A ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME MODEL YEAR 2005-2006 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.7L ENGINES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMI

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January 1, 2010 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

KIA: ECM UPGRADE-DTC P0130 AND P0150 ON 2.7L ENGINE EQUIPPED. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO A ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME MODEL YEAR 2005-2006 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.7L ENGINES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMI

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October 1, 2005 015300 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:POWER STEERING FLUID

POWER STEERING FLUID UPDATE. *TT

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October 1, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

HESITATION FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME AFTER AN INITIAL COLD START. ECM REPROGRAMMING/UPGRADE. *TT

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January 1, 2005 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

TECHLINE FAQS. KIA TECHNICIAN TIMES. VOLUME 8, ISSUE 4. *TT

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January 1, 2004 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

NEW NAME & MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FOR EVAP CANISTER VENT FILTER. KIA TECHNICIAN TIMES. *TT

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August 28, 2008 053000 PARKING BRAKE:INDICATOR LIGHT

KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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August 28, 2008 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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August 28, 2008 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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September 1, 2007 141100 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

SUPPLEMENT RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATION FOR B1378 AND B1382. *NJ

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