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Top Kia Optima Safety Problems

Latches/locks/linkages (206 Safety Reviews)
when i started to leave for work this morning;
my passenger side front door sticks and wont open.
tl* the contact owns a 2006 kia optima. the
the driver side door will not unlock with the key
tl* the contact owns a 2002 kia optima. the
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Air Bags (148 Safety Reviews)
vehicle air bag trouble light illuminated on dashboard.
the airbag light stayed on solid. i took
tl* the contact owns a 2007 kia optima. the
airbag light stays on and the front passenger door won't
tl* the contact owns a 2013 kia optima. the
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Electrical System (147 Safety Reviews)
when i started to leave for work this morning;
the driver side door will not unlock with the key
1. the driver side door locks and refuses to
the passenger door lock started sticking and will not open.
passenger door locks and will not unlock without pushing t
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Steering (146 Safety Reviews)
tl* the contact owns a 2012 kia optima. the
i was leaving my driveway and drove approximately 2 car
while driving at or around 50 mph the car started
vehicle wanders at highway speeds. constant steering correction necessary.
purchased a new 2013 kia optima on 4/30/13 and the
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Power Train (78 Safety Reviews)
vehicle air bag trouble light illuminated on dashboard.
tl* the contact owns a 2006 kia optima. the
the vehicle had three expensive problems in rapid succession.
tl* the contact owns a 2009 kia optima. the
while driving my 2012 kia optima sx t gdi i
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Suspension (66 Safety Reviews)
i was leaving my driveway and drove approximately 2 car
i bought this car brand new from gerald kia in
while drive above 45mph the car wonders left and right,
car was making strange noise. took to mechanic
tl* the contact owns a 2001 kia optima. the
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Kia Optima Safety Reports

Air Bags (148 Safety Reviews)

Air Bags Frontal (43 Safety Reviews)

Air Bags Frontal Driver Side Inflator Module (2 Safety Reviews)

Air Bags Frontal Sensor/control Module (21 Safety Reviews)

Air Bags Side/window (9 Safety Reviews)

Child Seat (1 Safety Reviews)

Communications Back Up Alarm (1 Safety Reviews)

Communications Horn Assembly (3 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System (147 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Instrument Panel (7 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Alternator/generator/regulator (4 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Battery (3 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Battery Cables (2 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Fuses And Circuit Breakers (1 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Ignition (5 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Ignition Anti-theft Controller (1 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Ignition Module (2 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Ignition Switch (1 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Starter Assembly (2 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Wiring (6 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Wiring Interior/under Dash (2 Safety Reviews)

Electronic Stability Control (18 Safety Reviews)

Engine (51 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling (44 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Cooling System (4 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Engine (15 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Engine Gasoline (3 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Engine Gasoline Belts And Associated Pulleys (8 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Exhaust System Emission Control Crankcase (pcv) (5 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Exhaust System Emission Control Gas Recirculation Valve (egr Valve) (1 Safety Reviews)

Equipment (7 Safety Reviews)

Equipment Adaptive (4 Safety Reviews)

Equipment Electrical (1 Safety Reviews)

Equipment Electrical Air Conditioner (6 Safety Reviews)

Equipment Electrical Radio/tape Deck/cd Etc. (2 Safety Reviews)

Equipment Mechanical Jacks (1 Safety Reviews)

Equipment Other Owners/service/other Manual (1 Safety Reviews)

Exterior Lighting (41 Safety Reviews)

Exterior Lighting Brake Lights Switch (1 Safety Reviews)

Exterior Lighting Headlights (15 Safety Reviews)

Exterior Lighting Headlights High/low Beam Dimmer Switch (1 Safety Reviews)

Exterior Lighting Headlights Switch (1 Safety Reviews)

Exterior Lighting Turn Signal (1 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline (27 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Delivery (1 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Delivery Fuel Pump (3 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Fuel Injection System (2 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Storage (1 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Storage Tank Assembly (4 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Storage Tank Assembly Filler Pipe And Cap (2 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Other (3 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Other Storage Fuel Gauge System (1 Safety Reviews)

Fuel/propulsion System (15 Safety Reviews)

Interior Lighting (2 Safety Reviews)

Latches/locks/linkages (206 Safety Reviews)

Latches/locks/linkages Doors Latch (29 Safety Reviews)

Other (5 Safety Reviews)

Parking Brake (3 Safety Reviews)

Power Train (78 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Automatic Transmission (28 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Automatic Transmission Lever And Linkage Floor Shift (1 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Axle Assembly (1 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Clutch Assembly (1 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Clutch Assembly Pedal/linkage (1 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Driveline (3 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Driveline Constant Velocity Joint (2 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Manual Transmission (4 Safety Reviews)

Seat Belts (19 Safety Reviews)

Seat Belts Front (2 Safety Reviews)

Seat Belts Front Anchorage (1 Safety Reviews)

Seat Belts Front Retractor (2 Safety Reviews)

Seat Belts Front Warning Light/devices (1 Safety Reviews)

Seat Belts Rear (1 Safety Reviews)

Seats (15 Safety Reviews)

Seats Front Assembly Head Restraint (1 Safety Reviews)

Seats Front Assembly Power Adjust (1 Safety Reviews)

Seats Front Assembly Recliner (1 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes (30 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Air Antilock (2 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic (22 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Antilock (3 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components (2 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Disc (2 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Disc Caliper (1 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Disc Pads (2 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Disc Rotor (7 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Drum (1 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings (1 Safety Reviews)

Steering (146 Safety Reviews)

Steering Electric Power Assist System (2 Safety Reviews)

Steering Hydraulic Power Assist System (1 Safety Reviews)

Steering Rack And Pinion (2 Safety Reviews)

Steering Rack And Pinion Rack (1 Safety Reviews)

Structure (12 Safety Reviews)

Structure Frame And Members Underbody Shields (9 Safety Reviews)

Structure Body (54 Safety Reviews)

Structure Body Door (26 Safety Reviews)

Structure Body Roof And Pillars (1 Safety Reviews)

Structure Body Trunk Lid (2 Safety Reviews)

Structure Frame And Members (38 Safety Reviews)

Suspension (66 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Front (31 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Arm (1 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint (2 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Rear (1 Safety Reviews)

Tires (15 Safety Reviews)

Tires Pressure Monitoring And Regulating Systems (2 Safety Reviews)

Tires Temporary/emergency Spare Tire (3 Safety Reviews)

Tires Tread/belt (4 Safety Reviews)

Traction Control System (1 Safety Reviews)

Unknown Or Other (53 Safety Reviews)

Vehicle Speed Control (58 Safety Reviews)

Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal (2 Safety Reviews)

Visibility (31 Safety Reviews)

Visibility/wiper (31 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Defroster/defogger System (1 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Defroster/defogger System Windshield Blower (1 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Glass, Side/rear (3 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Power Window Devices And Controls (5 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Rear Window Wiper/washer (1 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Rearview Mirrors/devices Exterior (1 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Rearview Mirrors/devices Interior (2 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Sun Roof Assembly (18 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Windshield Wiper/washer (1 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Windshield Wiper/washer Motor (1 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Windshield Wiper/washer Switch/wiring (1 Safety Reviews)

Wheels (20 Safety Reviews)