2012 KIA OPTIMA Electrical System Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2012 KIA OPTIMA Electrical System Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1267146
 Internal NHTSA #10845626
 ManufacurerKia Motors America
 BrandKIA
 ModelOPTIMA
 Model Year2012
 File date17/02/16
 ComponentELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemAnother problem with my 2012 kia optima ex. I started my car two weeks ago fine and drove to the store 3. 1 miles away. After getting back to my car i click push button to unlock the door on the car, nothing happen. I had to remove the key from the key switch i carry to get in. I pushed the break to start it but no start. Words came up above the mileage telling me to insert key. When i bought the car i was told that in the glove box was a key charger and that was it. I got a person from the service department to come out to check it and he said it could be the battery in the key that might be dead. He replaced the battery in which they had one and it still would not start. He then said put the key in the charger, i did so and it started. This makes the second problem at this time that seems to be a electric problem with this car. Any help or has anyone had this problem on a keyless switch?
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure17987
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateTULLAHOMA, TN
VIN pattern 5XXGN4A7XCGXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase14/07/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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 Vehicle speed0
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  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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