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8.3

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,036 miles

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2011 Kia Optima transmission problems

transmission problem

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2011 Kia Optima Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 152011

Optima

  • 4,036 miles

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

The contact owns a 2011 Kia Optima. The contact stated that the vehicle was parked on a flat surface with the engine shut off and emergency brake engaged, when it rolled backwards for approximately twenty feet. The vehicle was not taken to have the failure diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and the contact was awaiting a response. The failure mileage was 4,036.

- Enola, PA, USA

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