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Water pump hi! I seek the partnumber of optima -02 water pump

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You can do one of two things, write down the vin and take it to a auto parts shop, or you can write down the make, model, year, engine size, and take it to a auto parts store.

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02 Kia optima, slight front end accident. Now will not turn over, gauges and electrical work. Problem?


I think this car has a special relay (fuel pump emergency shut off) under the hood that shuts off the fuel pump after a crash. Call the dealer and ask for a new one, it is a one time use and must be replaced.

Sep 02, 2016 | 2002 Kia Optima

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How do I change the windshield washer pump on 2002 kia optima


Windshield washer pumps are attached to the windshield washer fluid container. Remove that container and look for the washer pump. That is the only item with two wires connected to it. First remove hose connected to the washer pump and turn the washer switch on. IF water flows from the washer, your water lines are clogged, if no water flows, your washer pump maybe dead or there is no power going to the washer pump.

Try testing IF current is passing/present at the two wires by connecting as continuity tester or simply a small lamp. Switch the washer on and see if the bulb gets lit, if it does, there is power and your problem is the washer pump itself. Replace the pump.

Oct 04, 2014 | 2002 Kia Optima

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I have a 2003 kia optima, When trying to pump gas, the gas pump shuts offl but i am sure its not.


My daughter has an 02 Optima would not take fuel unless it was down to 1/4 tank due to back pressure (similar to being full). Ran several hours of troubleshooting including removing and checking the cannister, which was fine. I finally found a 1-way check valve that was installed backwards (at the factory). As soon as I disconnected the valve, the pressure instantly released. We reversed it and the car took fuel normally. The valve has the flow arrow molded on it. It should point toward the fill cap, not to the tank. The valve is located behind a panel in the wheel well, near the filler. Small plastic with a blue and black end (at least on my model). Hope this works!

Jul 28, 2011 | 2003 Kia Optima

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I need to change the crankshaft sensor switch, what are the steps for this procedure?


Hi, Please follow below steps :


-. Jack up front wheel and remove the tires
-. Remove the Motor Mount next to the Power Steering Pump and timing belt cover

-. Loosen the Alternator/Water Pump belt.
-. Loosen the Power Steering/AC/Tensioner belt by loosening the Tensioner Bolt first.

-. Remove the power steering pump bracket. Leave the pump attached to the bracket.
-. Remove the Water Pump Pulley.

-. Now it's time to remove the Crank Pulley.

-. Remove the Timing Cover bolts.

-. Remove and replace the crankshaft sensor

Jan 12, 2011 | 2004 Kia Optima

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Overheating


try changing thermostat might be stuck..start cheap way first then check water pump..

Feb 04, 2010 | 2002 Kia Optima

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Need a replacment for 02 kia optima


motor mount I assume ? salvage yard or dealer. try www.car-part.com. used parts locater service, you can search local yards or anywhere in the world.

Jan 02, 2010 | 2003 Kia Sedona

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How much does a fuel pump replacement cost for a 2004 Kia Optima?


I was driving to work one day and my car wouldn't go faster than 40 miles per hour. I took it to a friend who was a mechanic and he said it could be the fuel pump. I went to Auto Zone and purchased a fuel pump Part Number: E8335 for $69.99 plus tax. When I went to replace it I saw it was already replaced with a Auto Zone fuel pump before. My friend put the new one in but it didn't help. I took it to the dealership and they did a pressure test on the fuel line. I was told it should be 45-47 pounds of pressure and I was only getting 23 pounds of pressure. I was told it was better to replace the Fuel Pump Module Assembly rather than just the fuel pump. I was told by the service manager that it was $300.00 plus tax for the Fuel Pump Module Assembly and when I checked with the parts department I was told the O.E.M. fuel pump was $230.00 plus tax. I thought for $70 more to replace the whole assembly was worth it since my car had 127,000 miles. My friend who is a mechanic agreed. When the part came in I went to pick it up I was told it was $344.00 plus tax for the Fuel Pump Module Assembly. They honored the service managers price of $300.00 plus tax. The part number through the dealership is 31110-38260. Now this is for Optima's Built to 09/01/2004. My car was built 05/03. Optima's Built from 09/02/2004 require a different part number. You can either look inside the drivers door for the build date or give the last 8 digits of the VIN number to the dealership and they can tell you when it was made. You can also just look at the top of the Fuel Pump Module Assembly located right behind the rear seat folded down under the carpet. If it has 2 electrical connections it takes the Fuel Pump Module Assembly Built to 09/01/2004. If it has only 1 electrical connection it takes the Fuel Pump Module Assembly Built from 09/02/2004. If you choose to go with Auto Zone they carry both Airtex Master/Fuel Pump For your 2004 Kia Optima 2.4L MFI DOHC 4cyl Price: $233.99. Remember mine already had an Auto Zone fuel pump which quit working on me and when I replaced it with another Auto Zone fuel pump it didn't help. Now possibly my fuel pump was fine and replacing the whole Fuel Pump Module Assembly worked because there was something wrong with the fuel pump sending unit. Neither the dealership or Auto Zone sell the fuel pump sending unit by itself. If you choose to go with Auto Zone here is the link for the parts. Keep in mind this is for my zip code here in Tennessee. Your price may be different in your area. These prices were as of 9/18/2011. I hope this helps you out. I am always getting advice from this site I figured it was time to give back. The first 2 picture are for cars Built From 09/2/2004 the last 2 pictures are for cars Built To 09/1/2004 http://www.autozone.com/autozone/parts/2004-Kia-Optima/Fuel-Pump/_/N-jlojxZ8vcz2 thetaz00_2.jpgthetaz00_1.jpgthetaz00_0.jpgthetaz00.jpg

Nov 08, 2009 | 2004 Kia Optima

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Kia optima overheating, changed thermostat, heat sensor, and ran grounding wires... help


Hi,
New thermostat is a good move. I don't know if your radiator is clogged, it's such a late model... but it's still a possiblility.
I would want to know if the water pump is working properly.
Sometimes with the engine COLD, I would remove the radiator cap and crank only for a moment or two... enough only to visually "see" inside the radiator, if there was some coolant "flow" going on.
Hope this helps... be safe!

Jul 15, 2009 | 2003 Kia Optima

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2004 KIA Optima LX timing belt/water pump


The thing is your doing the timing belt the water pump is right their with it . it should cost you much more at all besides the cost of the water pump. When doing a timing belt I have a rule that I go by The timing belt/seals =cam , crank , any pulley & tensioner & water pump all get replaced at the same time. I did a t-belt on a Audi A-8 very complex whole front of car has to come off as well, he didnt want to do w-pump & thermostat his thermostat was their as well not even a month later the water pump gave out he had to pay double the price because he didnt want to do it when I had it apart the first time. And make sure mechanic is ase certified . good luck

Jul 02, 2009 | 2004 Kia Optima

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