2010 Kia Sportage Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Kia Sportage

2010 Kia Sportage Problems

Software Update Available to Correct Transmission Issues

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.

Faulty Throttle Position Switch

Check Engine Light illumination—combined with a lack of power or a stumble on acceleration—may be caused by the throttle position switch (TPS). Kia released an improved part which should correct this concern.

S.U.V. comes on but wont start.

When you get into the car everything works fine untill you try to start it. Some times it starts after a few ties, but increasingly the few tries turn into 20 minutes, into not at all.

The solution: Replace the faulty brake switch. This should be a recall. Just research it online and you will see there are many people with this exact same problem.

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2010 Kia Sportage Questions

When I start my Kia it started making a noise like a back up beeper. (1 answer)

It stops after it has been on a few min. What could this be

won't start (1 answer)

first time this has happened will crank over but won't start 16,000 miles certified car 5 year bumper to bumper warranty

windshield (1 answer)

bought a 2011 kia sorento traded in 2006 sorento loved that car got a small ping on windshield and now have a crack across entire windshield is this a defect

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2010 Kia Sportage Recalls

Brake Light Switch May Fail Prematurley

The affected Kia models are being recalled because the brake light switch can fail prematurely, resulting in the loss of brake light operation as well as concerns with other electrical systems including: Cruise control, push-button start feature, shifter, and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system. Dealers will replace the brake light switch to correct this concern.

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