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.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2009 Kia Sedona
2009 Kia Sedona
2009 Kia Sedona Problems
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 ...
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.
Make sure the transmission is filled with Kia-approved transmission fluid and at the correct level. Our technicians tell using incorrect transmission fluid or operating the transmission when it is low on fluid can result in internal transmission damage.
Difficulty starting the vehicle may be caused by a defective vehicle immobilizer (anti-theft) control module.
2009 Kia Sedona Recalls (Recent)
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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.
2009 Kia Sedona Questions and Answers
can I program a keyless remote for my 2009 KIA Sedona or do I need to go to a locksmith or dealer? Also does my ignition key have a chip or not?
Just started happening, check engine light came on
the parts store can only pull up a tension pully and they look the same. are they interchangeable or are they different.
the idler pully is wore out and is making this high pitch screaming sound w...
I've noticed when I try to accelerate the vehicle hesitates then just speeds up quickly. When starting my vehicle the engine revs like someone is steping on gas real quick. Not always happenin...
2009 Kia Sedona
my right headlight is burned out. I would like to replace this myself and would like some help in doing so.