Question about Kia Optima
HI.Only a few early model Optima transmissions were equipped with a spin on filter, which was located on the top of the transmission, near the dipstick. This transmission(2004) is a drain and fill only and has no internal or external filters.
With that said; There are some limited versions that have the cartridge filter. The housing for the cartridge is mounted along side of the transmission and you will need to remove the transmission to access the filter. it will look like this:
The Filter sponge or cartridge will look like this:
The cartridge is sold separately, but you can buy the whole kit as well.
Posted on Jul 22, 2010
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