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8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
64,500 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2001 Kia Optima fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2001 Kia Optima Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 082008

Optima SE 2.4L 4 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 64,500 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Why does this happen after driving for a 1/2 hr or so. Sometimes it feels like the car will hardly make it up the hill. There are a lot of spurts of power loss and if it feels continuous, I take my foot off the gas and it recovers to full power for a while. Also I noticed once it starts happening while I'm driving, if the tach needle gets above 2, that's when the power drops occur and sometimes it feels like the car is down shifting.

- , Melcher-Dallas, IA, USA

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