fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
18,000 miles

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problem #2

Mar 012005


  • Manual transmission
  • miles
2002 Kia Optima experiencing problems with transmission and timing belt. The consumer stated even though the transmission and timing belt was replaced the vehicle still makes a noise.

- Arnold, MD, USA

problem #1

Mar 032005

Optima 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 36,000 miles
I always had my oil changed in this car and this past Thursday I went to the doctor and was in there for about 20 minutes and went to leave and my car would not start. My motor is locked up. I also have had a popping noise in my gas pedal when it is first drove in the cold. I also have problems with my brakes like jumping when trying to slow down when going fast say 50 mph.

- Conestoga , PA, USA