2003 Kia Sorento Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Kia Sorento
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2003 Kia Sorento ProblemsHead Lamps
One or both head light bulbs may burn out prematurely requiring replacement. There have also been reports of other bulbs burning out often as well.
In order to correct a problem that results in difficulty starting, engine vibration, or a rattling sound from the engine compartment, Kia released an updated crankshaft pulley bolt.
A defective AC compressor clutch assembly can cause excessive noise or vibration when the air conditioning is on. Improved parts are available. Replacing the faulty clutch assembly does not necessitate replacement of the complete AC compressor or evacuation and recharging of the air conditioning system.
2003 Kia Sorento QuestionsGot crankpossen reading, changed sensor. Now I've got a severe voltage drop between battery and fuel pump could it be a bad reset switch? (1 answer)
I drive around with anxiety wondering when its going to happen again. The part will fly off into the road and i loose all power, steering and only have enough power to maybe get home. ..
What's the codes P0443,P0700,P0122,P1121, stand for when the check engine lights on after the machine is hooked up to it trying to figure out what's wrong with the vehicle
2003 Kia Sorento RecallsVehicle May Have a Fuel Leak
The fuel line near the fuel tank may leak due to an interference fit with the vehicle floor pan. Dealers will replace a section of the fuel line to correct the issue. The recall began on October 5, 2005. The Kia recall number is SC-052.