2002 Kia Sedona Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Kia Sedona
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2002 Kia Sedona ProblemsStarting difficulty due to defective anti-theft control module
If the engine is excessively noisy on startup (after the engine has been off for several hours) and the noise lasts more than four or five seconds, turn off the engine and check for correct engine oil level. If the oil level is correct, the noise may be caused by the timing chain tensioner. Kia released an updated timing chain tensioner to solve this problem.
Reprogramming the transmission control module with the latest Kia transmission software may fix abnormalities in the automatic transmission and erroneous transmission-related Check Engine Light illumination. Software updates are commonly most effective on newer vehicles. Higher mileage vehicles may exhibit a similar symptom caused by a component failure. However, whenever major transmission repairs are performed the transmission software should be checked and updated as necessary.
2002 Kia Sedona QuestionsWhere is the camshaft position sensor located on 2002 kia sedona? (1 answer)
The colors of the wires are green, white and black with yellow stripe