The extension addresses issues with the connecting rod wear which results in knocking noise from the engine. I was getting my oil changed regular and the noise would stop. I yelled that I wouldn't pay a dime to replace an engine in a junk car with just under 112K and that I would be going over to Toyota to get a new car. It was last serviced at kia with a oil change and tune up. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 980,377. It was getting late, when tow driver arrived he thought it might of been the battery went dead.
Hopefully Kia will do the right thing. The lawyer for the class-action suit says that the flaw is a design issue. I've been without a car for two months now. Two weeks prior it did the same thing but started right up. The lawsuit was filed against Kia on June 2. The downside right now to this repair is that they have no engines in stock at Kia. I went to a Kia dealership to pay another 1000.
I have 113,000 miles on it and 2 more years to pay on it. Repeat the process on the opposite side of the car if necessary. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Kia Optima Service Contract Information The protection plan we provide for your Kia Optima will cover at minimum the engine, transmission, transfer case and drive axle. It's now sitting and I have a rental car. The dealer had it about 2 weeks before authorization was given to replace the engine.
This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash. I did miss work though. Transport Canada says Kias sold in Canada have engines made in Korea and not in the U. We didn't know what was happening there was no noise or lights on the dashboard to give us any signs. For all other affected vehicles, Kia will instruct dealers to install the extension wire harness kit. If you would've provided me with a loaner or covered the Turo it would've been a little more professional.
I wasn't happy about that especially after reading about the hundreds of people whom have had the same problem should be a recall? Both incidents I was driving around 45mph. Especially with leather in the summer. Luckily, I was able to coast to the shoulder without incident and wait for a tow truck. It's going to take at least two weeks or longer apparently. No indication light, no oil light, which was changed regularly by my husband. I'm not leaking oil or anything. Placed my family in danger in the middle of the highway and in the rain.
They verbally told me it was ok and that they didn't find anything wrong. A new motor would cost even more. I missed a day of work to find out my engine locked up. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery with a wrench, and secure the cable away from the terminal. It also has an iterference engine. This particular dealership says this is an ongoing problem and Kia has been working with them. I've called Consumer Affairs they tell me the same thing that the part they're waiting for is on backorder.
Right below the little change cubby and 12volt power supply. A similer design with a manual shade panel, as in my previous Accords and Camry's would be much better and less costly. I had to have my car towed! I can't even locate it! Ever since this happened thousands of people have had this same issue. With one of my last cars I had work that would have made the warranty pay for itself, but I misread the date and so didn't get the work done until right after it had expired. I had a car many years ago that I didn't know how to take care of, so I know what a engine sounds like when it locks up.
Had to tow it to the shop. Even so, I'm still grateful my Optima fits under the extended warranty. How does a vehicle stop in mid stride for no apparent reason. Pretty easy to get to as long as you start with the arm rest and work your way forward. Needless to say, if you have a warranty-related concern, repairs are on the house. My wife has a 2006 Kia Optima and it took me a long time to figure this out.