TRW Crash Sensor Defect
There's growing concern that some sort of electrical overstress is messing with airbag control units (ACU) in certain Kia vehicles.Continue reading article "TRW Crash Sensor Defect"
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What Optima Hybrid Owners Complain About
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- engine died in the 2012 Optima Hybrid
- engine failure in the 2011 Optima Hybrid
- batteries discharging in the 2013 Optima Hybrid
- poor mpg in the 2015 Optima Hybrid
- "check hybrid engine" message in the 2015 Optima Hybrid
What Breaks the Most
Optima Hybrid Key Numbers
Another owner has sued Hyundai and Kia for knowingly equipping vehicles with defective Theta II engines.
Proving once again that when it comes to engines that catch on fire, people generally aren't fans. The automakers have settled similar lawsuits and issued recalls for these clunkers, but the plaintiff suggests not all affected vehicles were included.…keep reading article "Lawsuit Says Not Enough Vehicles Were Covered in the Theta II Recalls"