2009 Kia Sedona Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Kia Sedona

2009 Kia Sedona Problems

Door Handles May Stick/Jam in Cold, Wet Climates

In cold, wet climates, the driver and passenger door handles may stick, jam, or not return to their rest position; improved handle release cables are available to correct this issue.

Remove Power Supply Fuse For Twenty Seconds if CD Player Fails

If the stereo/CD player refuses to load, eject, or play CDs, remove the power supply (fuse) to the stereo for twenty seconds to reset the stereo's internal memory.

Kia Issues New Alternator to Replace Weak One

After the vehicle has been operated with electrical loads (lights, air conditioning), a weak alternator can cause starting difficulties. In some cases, the original alternator could not sufficiently charge the battery; Kia released a new alternator which can correct this concern.

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2009 Kia Sedona Questions

My low beams are not working but high beams are. Also the metal circle where the key goes in the ignition was hot, not sure if it is related or not (1 answer)

Auto theft device sensor not allowing van to start at times. (1 answer)

When you turn the key, nothing happens. The lights, radio, windows all work, but the car is completely dead. It takes quite a few tries to get it to start. Just as I start to panic, it will start. Has anyone found a dealer who will fix this problem? I think it may have something to do with th...

How did you fix this? (1 answer)

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2009 Kia Sedona Recalls

Potential Loss of Vehicle Control

Vehicles first sold or currently registered in areas where salt is used to de-ice the roads are being recalled because one or both front lower control arms may break due to excess corrosion. The lower control arm is part of the front suspension. If one were to break loss of vehicle control could occur, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the front lower control arms and will rustproof or replace them as necessary.

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