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 2010 Kia Sedona
2010 Kia Sedona
2010 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.
2010 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.
2010 Kia Sedona Questions and Answers
horrible smell after you drive 20 min.........what can it be other than a skunk!!!!!!!!
AFTER DRIVING FOR A WHILE, WIPERS WILL COME ON, HAVE TO MOVE THE WIPER CONTROL ARM, DOWN/UP SEVERAL TIMES TO GET TURNED OFF. ALSO WIPERS WILL COME ON WHEN PUT VEHICLE IN PARK.
Anyone else has this issue
what about a fuel system clean or a p/s system
Rep says she has seen the same problem before and its the fuel pump. How do they know it is not a mounting bracket or a loose bolt? I have a service appt next Wed and I want to be able to ask some...