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2005 Kia Optima EX

SAFETY FEATURES
 
  • Child Safety Door Locks Located On Rear Doors
  • Automatic Locking Retractors On All Passenger Seatbelts
  • Front Dual Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt
  • L A T C H
  • Front Dual Seat Mounted Side Airbags
  • Driver Airbag
  • Front Driver Side Manual Lumbar Support
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Passenger Weight
  • Front Passenger Airbag
  • Front and Rear Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
 
Crash Test Results for the 2005 Kia Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2005 Kia Amanti Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2005 Kia Optima 44445
2005 Kia Rio 44224
2005 Kia Sedona 55554
2005 Kia Sorento 4455Not
Tested
2005 Kia Spectra 44434
2005 Kia Sportage 5555Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2005 Kia Sportage EX
2005 KIA OPTIMA:

Bulletin Number: 006
ENHANCED DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR FOR P0446/P2422. *TT

Bulletin Number: 011
CANISTER CLOSE VALVE INSPECTION/REPLACEMENT. MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) RELATED TO THE CANISTER CLOSE VALVE AND/OR EVAPORATIVE SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 012
POWER STEERING FLUID UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 018
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET/RELEARN. *KB

Bulletin Number: 023
HESITATION FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME AFTER AN INITIAL COLD START. ECM REPROGRAMMING/UPGRADE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 035
SUPPLEMENT RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATION FOR B1378 AND B1382. *NJ

Bulletin Number: 038
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). *NJ

Bulletin Number: 76
NEW NAME & MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FOR EVAP CANISTER VENT FILTER. KIA TECHNICIAN TIMES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 82
IMPROVED TIMING BELTS FOR THE KIA RIO AND OPTIMA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 84
TECHLINE FAQS. KIA TECHNICIAN TIMES. VOLUME 8, ISSUE 4. *TT

Bulletin Number: KT-2008082201
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. *PE

Bulletin Number: KT-2008082201
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. *PE

Bulletin Number: KT-2008082201
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. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-026
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. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-026
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. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-044
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

Bulletin Number: TSB-044
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

Bulletin Number: TSB-053
KIA: ECM UPGRADE-DTC P0130 AND P0150 ON 2.7L ENGINE EQUIPPED. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO A ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME MODEL YEAR 2005-2006 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.7L ENGINES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMI

Bulletin Number: TSB-053
KIA: ECM UPGRADE-DTC P0130 AND P0150 ON 2.7L ENGINE EQUIPPED. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO A ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME MODEL YEAR 2005-2006 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.7L ENGINES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMI

Bulletin Number: TSB-068
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

 
Recalls for 2005 Kia Sportage EX
No recalls exist.
 
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