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2006 Kia Optima accessories - exterior problems

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2006 Kia Optima Owner Comments

problem #1

May 142012


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After being lowered, the driver's side sun visor no longer can be returned to the up position and hangs in such a position as to obstruct the driver's vision. The sun visor has been little used and handled with care. It appears that the components of the sun visors are too fragile. The dealership said the car now is not under warranty and wants $125 to fix it. This is the 2nd time this has happened. The first time was replaced under warranty.

- Memphis, TN, USA

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