0.8

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
220,000 miles

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2002 Kia Optima electrical problems

electrical problem

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2002 Kia Optima Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 252015

Optima

  • 220,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2002 Kia Optima. After starting the vehicle, flames started to emit from underneath the hood due to the wiring near the starter. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 220,000.

- Williamsport, TN, USA

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