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Engine Check Light - 2006 KIA Optima

My Engine Check Light is on in my 2006 KIA Optima. What can I do to turn it off?

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  • Anonymous Jun 30, 2008

    Just bought the 2008 Optima, have a 100 miles on the thing and the check engine light came on and wont go off. I have tried re setting the gas cap, by turning it 3 times like the book says but that hasnt got it to go off.. Any ideas? Going back to the dealer tomorrow. Have only had the car one day!!!!!

  • phonegirl8k Jul 10, 2008

    Mine also went off (and battery and oil), July 7th, car had 173 miles. Roadside service took TWO AND A HALF HOURS to show up while I was waiting in the sun, around noon. It was towed to a dealership that couldn't look at it for a few days (they mentioned the gas cap but nothing was done) and it was towed back to where I got it and they have no answers either. Brand new car failed at 173 miles. 2004 there was a recall on Kia's for fuel system problems.

  • osageave Aug 16, 2008

    Check engine light light on 2008 Kia Optima went off 3 times. First 2 times was reading a small leak due to gas cap not sealing. Not checked 3rd time yet, but suspect same problem. Waiting for a new gas cap to be installed. If this does not cure problem, then suspect a problem with the sensor itself. Too bad because everything else has been fine with the Kia so far.

  • Anonymous Aug 28, 2008

    Same problem here. I have 1400 miles on my 08 Optima and the check engine light won't go out. I'm having it looked at but can't get in until next week.

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    I would like to know has their been recall on the kia optima v6.I had 3 problems with my car very upset.
    check engine lights,rotors on left side of the brake, new brakes put on the car brand new.

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    como doy mantenimiento al sistema de gas del kia optima 2006

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    key is stuck will turn on and off but will not come out of ignition

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    2002 kia optima 2.4 engine firing order

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    how to set service reminder light on kia optima 2004

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    Where is the cvvt solenoid located on 2006 Kia optima.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Code P0456

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    My car wont start. The battery seems to be fine all my light and radio work. It is not making any noise when I turn the key in the ignition.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    My car will not start even though the battery seems to be fine. It does not make a sound when you turn the key in the ignition. Can it possibly be as easy as a fuse? Ca you tell me were the fuse box is located in my 2006 KIa optima

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    the engine 6 cyliders

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    engine 6 cylinders

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    rpm running high

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    When using the turn signal they just stay on and don't flash. The hazards don't flash either.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    It needs a new engine.

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Hi

Before you turn out the light you should have a code read carried out just to make sure nothing sinister is going on with the management system.

If the car is running ok then the code will probably either pertian to the O2 sensor, the EVAP system, or a drop in catalytic efficiency, but this isn't set in stone, just the most popular scenarios.

Very best regards

Geordie

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I have a 2006 kia optima,
if i have my head lights on my left signal will work if i dont have my head lights on and turn on the left turn signal my lights on the dash and radio will flash what is going on.. and help will be nice
thanks L.C
email me at blondieblueeyes692000@yahoo.com

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My 2008 Kia Optima is having the same problem. The engine light turn on the first time with 100 miles, they reset. Again with 541, they found "P0456 EVAP leak in system" and replaced the gas cap. Now with 2000 miles, it did again, I will take the car tomorrow morning.

Posted on Sep 16, 2008

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SOURCE: check engine light came on at 41000 miles on 2006

go to service station for ecu scan, autozone do it free!! here apear what is the problem

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