2003 Kia Sorento Repair and Maintenance
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2003 Kia Sorento ProblemsHead Light Bulbs May Burn Out Prematurely
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 Questionswill crank no start no code (1 answer)
new timing belt cam and crank sensor after it stopped running not before
strange cruise control light flashes very fast and check for rpm with scanner it loses communication after a few revolutions of crank also 4x4 lite will blink not sure if related
I don't believe it ever worked the cruise indicator light comes on but it won't go in to cruise control
What do you do to fix this without spending alot of money and how?
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.