2000 Kia Sportage Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Kia Sportage

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2000 Kia Sportage Problems

Fuel Tank Leak Due to Corrosion From Road Salt

Vehicles driven in areas where roads are heavily salted in winter may experience corrosion of the fuel tank, which can result in a leak. Kia has extended the fuel tank warranty on the 1996-2002 models. Please check with you local Kia dealer for more information, the service bulletin number is 059

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2000 Kia Sportage Questions

Won't start, just click sound, everything works (lights radio etc), battery new. (1 answer)

Does not turn over, was working fine, running well, now nothing, just click sound when key turned to start. Click sound under dash maybe hard to say. manual trans, replaced clutch pedal switch, did nothing!

My ac won't work I found a belt mangled in the engine and pulled it out (1 answer)

What belt is the belt I pulled out I know it can't be the drive belt because the car runs perfect. But I think it has a certain belt but I can't find a belt that looks similar.

I have a 2000 kia spirtage while it idling i can press on the gas pedle and it w (1 answer)

I press on the gas oedle in park and it well rive up but when i put it on reverse or on drive and press on the gas pedle it wont go

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2000 Kia Sportage Recalls

Recall 04V305000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE FRONT SAFETY BELT BUCKLES MAY EMIT A "CLICK" SOUND DURING THE BUCKLING PROCESS THAT IS SIMILAR TO THE SOUND EMITTED WHEN A BUCKLE IS BEING LATCHED, WHEN IT IS NOT.
Kia Recalls 2000 Sportage Vehicles Due to Faulty Manual Showing Improper Jump Start Diagram

The diagram depicting the proper location of jump starting the vehicle is inaccurate. Following the diagram instead of the text, which is written properly, could result in injury. Owners were sent an adhesive label with the correct illustration to update their owners manuals.

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2000 Kia Sportage Reviews

Rated
based on 5 customer reviews
Best little car i have ever owned. Replaced timing belt every 80000. Parts are cheap online .Normal repairs brakes and wiper blades new tires , Has 400 THOUSAND miles and other than a vacum leak on the four wheel drive it Has never let me down. Still gets around 25 mpg .
popping and squeaking noise when you turn stearing can't figure out why have replace everything known to replace. this is a 2000 kia sportage rear wheel drive
I bought this Kia Sportage off the street in Anchorage, AK with only 10000 miles in 2005. I added AC and roof racks from Kia.....very easy to add and all the parts had the exact bolts, clamps, etc that were needed to accomplish the job. It now has over 80000 miles showing and about 60000 towed, which do not show. This is my second Sportage, the first one had 235000 miles showing and about 1000...

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