2.3

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
66,599 miles

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2007 Kia Optima body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2007 Kia Optima Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 242015

Optima

  • 66,599 miles

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

The contact owns a 2007 Kia Optima. The contact stated that the subframe corroded prematurely due to salt. The contact stated that while approaching a stop light and making a left turn, the front driver side wheel locked. The contact was able to aggressively maneuver the vehicle to prevent a crash. The vehicle was taken to an independent repair shop. The technician diagnosed that the subframe and the frame were corroded. As a result, the subframe fractured. The mechanic indicated that the subframe needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 66,599. Updated 6/25/15

- Vero Beach, FL, USA

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