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2001 Kia Optima
2.4L 4-cyl Engine Code [S][6]
149 bhp. @ 6000 rpm / Torque: 159 ft. lbs. @ 4500 rpm
16 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft
2.4L - Inline 4-cyl (2351 cc) (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10:1

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    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Hinges, locks & latches
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The devices that allow or prevent the opening of doors and hatches.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Manual transmission
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A type of transmission that must be shifted by the operator.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.18
Parts Units:
4.4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Ball joints
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Movable joints in the steering linkage and suspension system of a vehicle that permit rotating movement in any direction between the parts that are joined.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake system
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Components in a basic brake system are the master cylinder, calipers and/or wheel cylinders, linings or pads or shoes, rotors and/or drums.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brakes, front
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Also used to refer to the brake system's most frequently replaced parts, brake pads and/or brake shoes.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Chassis nuts & bolts
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Fasteners holding parts onto a vehicle's frame.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The system that stores and circulates coolant throughout (water cooled) engines to prevent overheating. Some vehicles have air-cooled engines in which high-speed airflow is sufficient to keep the engine cool.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel filler cap & vapor hose
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The cap used to seal the fuel filler neck and the flexible tubing in the evaporative emissions systems.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering linkage
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The arrangement of rods and lubricated joints connecting the steering gearbox to the wheel spindles.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Check/adjust
Item:
Idle speed
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.15
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The RPM of the engine free from load (all accessories off), at normal operating temperature and in neutral (or, in the case of an automatic transmission, park or neutral).
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A replaceable metal or plastic canister that prevents particulate matter and most contaminants in the fuel from reaching the engine.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
3.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel lines & hoses
Interval in Month(s):
105
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The tubing that carries fuel throughout a vehicle.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
105
Labor Units:
3.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2001-06-01
Bulletin Number:
006
NHTSA Item Number:
625168

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Towing capacity. ( nhtsa item number - 625168 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-08-01
Bulletin Number:
019
NHTSA Item Number:
622194

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin provides information related to the repair of certain vehicles with sunroof drain tube water leak complaints. ( nhtsa item number - 622194 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-06-01
Bulletin Number:
006
NHTSA Item Number:
633729

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Change in diagnostic trouble code p0128, thermostat malfunction, logic. ( nhtsa item number - 633729 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-06-01
Bulletin Number:
007
NHTSA Item Number:
633730

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator light illumination with oxygen sensors related diagnostic trouble codes. ( nhtsa item number - 633730 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-03-01
Bulletin Number:
028
NHTSA Item Number:
10001683

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service campaign to replace oxygen sensors and to reprogram the engine control module (ecm) to reduce incidence of malfunction indicator lamp illumination with oxygen sensor related diagnostic trouble codes. ( nhtsa item number - 10001683 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-05-01
Bulletin Number:
012
NHTSA Item Number:
10002355

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Optima charging system - v6 engine. ( nhtsa item number - 10002355 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-03-01
Bulletin Number:
037
NHTSA Item Number:
10006103

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: A service campaign for possible o2 sensor malfunction indicator lamp (mil) illumination. Kia will reprogram the engine control module (ecm) and replace the oxygen sensors as needed. ( nhtsa item number - 10006103 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
041204
NHTSA Item Number:
10006104

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Owner notification regarding campaign sc037 to replace the engine control module (ecm) and oxygen sensor. ( nhtsa item number - 10006104 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
040704
NHTSA Item Number:
10006105

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Questions and answers for campaign sc037 engine control module (ecm) reprogram and oxygen sensor replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 10006105 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
040704
NHTSA Item Number:
10006106

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Dealer principal notification regarding engine control module reprogram and oxygen sensor replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 10006106 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
040704
NHTSA Item Number:
10006107

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service manager notification regarding engine control module reprogram and oxygen sensor replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 10006107 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-12-01
Bulletin Number:
006
NHTSA Item Number:
10016851

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Enhanced diagnosis and repair for p0446/p2422. ( nhtsa item number - 10016851 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-01-01
Bulletin Number:
82
NHTSA Item Number:
10015272

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:belts and associated pulleys.

Service Bulletin Summary: Improved timing belts for the kia rio and optima. ( nhtsa item number - 10015272 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-09-01
Bulletin Number:
035
NHTSA Item Number:
10022959

Component Description: Air bags:frontal:sensor/control module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Supplement restraint system (srs) warning lamp illumination for b1378 and b1382. ( nhtsa item number - 10022959 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-11-01
Bulletin Number:
038
NHTSA Item Number:
10023626

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin provides information relating to an engine hesitation or the illumination of the malfunction indicator lamp (mil) for p0123 (throttle position sensor / switch (a) circuit high input). ( nhtsa item number - 10023626 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-08-01
Bulletin Number:
KT-200808220
NHTSA Item Number:
10026726

Component Description: (A) Exterior lighting:brake lights., (B) Exterior lighting:tail lights., (C) Parking brake:indicator light.

Service Bulletin Summary: Kia: all models. Article provides information relating to the improved durability of bulb life for rear combination bulb; rear stop lamp/tail lamp bulb utilized on multiple kia models. ( nhtsa item number - 10026726 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-06-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-026
NHTSA Item Number:
10031006

Component Description: (A) Structure: frame and members:underbody shields., (B) Structure:frame and members.

Service Bulletin Summary: Kia: during a service procedure that requires the subframe to be removed from a 2001-2005 optima (ms) (v-6 or i-4), an improved service procedure has been developed to enhance service efficiency. ( nhtsa item number - 10031006 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-11-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-044
NHTSA Item Number:
10033464

Component Description: (A) Electrical system: software., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Kia: ecm upgrade with tp sensor replacement-mil on with dtc p2135/p0638. Information related to ecm software and tp sensor upgrade on some vehicles with 2. 7l engines which may experience a malfunction indicator lamp (mil) illuminated with ( nhtsa item number - 10033464 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-05-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-068
NHTSA Item Number:
10034246

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Kia: intermittent mil on with no fault code stored; information about dtc p1330. Provides information relating to certain vehicles. In affected vehicles an intermittent short to ground in a circuit only intended for testing purposes may c ( nhtsa item number - 10034246 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
KIA
Model(s):
OPTIMA
Year(s):
2001, 2002
Manufacturer:
KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC.
NHTSA ID:
03V067000
Recall Date:
March 4th, 2003
Units Affected:
11,501

Affected Component: Electrical system:starter assembly.

Summary: On certain passenger vehicles equipped with 2. 5 and 2. 7 liter v6 engines, the crankshaft position sensor (ckp) cases did not meet dimensional specifications. .

Conequence: Internal gaps within the cases allowed epoxy to contact the printed circuit board, which resulted in cracking of the circuit board capacitor. A damaged ckp capacitor could result in engine stalling. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace the ckp. Owner notification began march 28, 2003. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact kia at 1-800-333-4542. .

Notes: Kia's recall number is sc021. Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

#
2
Make(s):
KIA
Model(s):
OPTIMA
Year(s):
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Manufacturer:
KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
NHTSA ID:
09V183000
Recall Date:
May 27th, 2009
Units Affected:
36,538

Affected Component: Suspension:front.

Summary: Kia motors corporation (kmc) is recalling 36,538 model year 2001-2004 optima vehicles originally sold in or currently registered in the states of connecticut, delaware, illinois, indiana, iowa, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, missouri, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, vermont, west virginia, wisconsin, and the district of columbia. Road salt applied in these states during the winter months may result in progressive, internal corrosion of the front subframe. Over time, such subframe corrosion near the connection to the lower control arm can lead to wheel misalignment and/or other noticeable stress in steering, or accelerated abnormal tire wear. .

Conequence: Corrosion of the front subframe could lead to separation, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Kmc will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began on june 15, 2009. Owners may contact kia's consumer assistance center at 1-800-333-4542. .

Notes: Kmc's recall campaign no. Sc075. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
3
Make(s):
KIA
Model(s):
OPTIMA
Year(s):
2001
Manufacturer:
KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC.
NHTSA ID:
01V156000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
16,231

Affected Component: Air bags:side/window.

Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. The side air bag wire harness for the driver position could be mis-routed, which could result in it being pinched or cut by the seat cushion tilt mechanism. .

Conequence: Damage to the wire harness could result in the side air bag not deploying in an accident. .

Remedy: Dealers will check for proper routing of the side air bag wire harness and secure it in place with a plastic tie-wrap. If the wire harness is damaged, it will be replaced. Owner notification is expected to begin during may 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact kia at 1-800-333-4542. .

Notes: Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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