2005 Kia Sorento Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Kia Sorento
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2005 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.
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 should be checked and updated as necessary.
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.
2005 Kia Sorento Questions05 Kia Sorrento shuts off while driving. Goes totally dead. Let it sit for awhile and starts back up (1 answer)
Battery not being charged while running the car.