Kia Repair and Maintenance

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

Kia Problems

Head 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.

Door Locks Malfunction Not Allowing Driver or Passanger to Open Their Doors

A faulty door latch assembly may cause one or both front doors to be difficult to open. Replacing the worn latch will commonly correct this problem.

Revised Crankshaft Pulley Bolt

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.

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Kia Recalls

Headlights Flicker And Stop Working

The headlights may flicker or stop working due to excessive resistance building up when using the "AUTO' mode of the multi-function switch. Dealers will replace the multi-function switch free of charge to resolve the concern.

Transmission Fluid Leaks From Cooler Hose

The transmission cooler hose may have been improperly manufactured and may develop a leak. Dealers will replace the transmission cooler hose free of charge to resolve the concern.

Steering Gear Failure

The steering linkage may separate from the steering gear due to a loss of adhesive. Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the pinon plug that secures the pinion gear free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Kia Reviews

The headlights are the only issue, so far. Can't see at all on regular beam. Almost seems like riding around with parking lights. I'm constantly using the brights until I can get this fixed.
I purchased a 2012 Kia Sorento. I do love the car. The exception is the headlights. The dim lights are sooooooo bad!! The high beams should be the low beams. I drive to work at night and have a hard time when other cars are in the opposite lane. I guess I have to pay extra to purchase better lights. I am not happy about this!
Hi, my name is Anthony R. Smith I have A 06 KIA , the check engine light came on I don't know what to do. help me plese . tell me what to do ,thank you.

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