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4.0

definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
144,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2003 Kia Optima accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2003 Kia Optima Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 012014

Optima SE 2.4L I4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 144,000 miles

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

passenger door re-locks after unlocking

While this is annoying, I recognize that it could certainly be life-threatening should you need to exit the car and can't . . . we seem to be able to unlock and pull the handle quickly and so far that has worked. However, I see from this site that others have had the same problem and some much more serious. This should have been remedied by now.

- , Angier, NC, USA

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