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Where is starter located, how to get to it without tearing apart the whole front end. Once out, will get repair on solenoid. Starter working but solenoid will engage intermittently enough to barley crank motor. No sequence of removal on net, if I can accurately locate the starter then a sequence of removal. I suspect removal of wheel and inside well skirting? This starter must be a hard to see item but it looks to be near and above the alternator? Thanks for any help.

After it revs high for a few seconds it regulates out and is fine, it's only on start up that it does this. What else could be my problem code, I don't want to spend a fortune at a garage but don't know what's next on list to replace to solve the issue. Any ideas would def help

I noticed that I was rather warm despite having the max AC on and on high. It didn't seem to be blowing as strong as it had before. I don't feel cool air but reached over to the passenger vent and it did feel cool...drastically different from driver's. So broke, so hot

After I've recharged it and added freon and it doesn't make any noises at all indicating a compressor problem but I'm still not sure what's up...??

vehicle is manual trans and hsa will only work if you are trying to climb a mountain

what decides the angle of the hill and does it use a mercury tube if so where is it located, the hsa only works is you are trying to climb a mountain.

How many bottles and how much will they cost.

The smoke goes away after a few mins. But once the car has been sitting for a while it does it again.

Have a new power stering pump and now they say pulleys need replaced

Mechanic replaced powers erring pump and then said the pulleys needed replaced

My Sorento chimes continuously and the seat belts are being worn and no doors are ajar (although two of the door locks do not work either but that is on going with this model. I stopped having them repairs ($500 a pop) when the warranty expired. The chime stops ONLY when at a stop. Very agitating to listen to. Been 6 months now.

I keep having to charge my battery and when it finally charge s my alarm won't shut off what do I do

showing a code for transmission sensor

I just had the brakes changed and the mechanic removed the heat shields but every time I hit a bump I continue to hear the noise.

if the bolt has not broken? is this an easy repair to do yourself. the crankshaft pulley bolt on the 3.5 L V6 that has all the kia owners in an uproar. i have pulled and replaced engines before.

Oil control valve

Engine shakes and has no power. Engine codes Poo22,P0021, P0057, P0128, P0018. what can I check and what do I replace?. All Timing components changed 9,000 miles ago.

I brought my car in for one light being out. I signed the estimate paper that said $35 that it would come to. They called and told me the other one was out too and that my car was done. When I got there the bill was $80. They already did the work but what if I didn't have the money for it? I am very unhappy with this.

Had most of my timing belt done and the pulleys clamped for the cams and the clamps came loose and fell out. Now my timing is off and I have no idea if just realigning with the belt installed will fix or damage my valves because of the teeth the belt jumped. What should my next steps be? I felt comfortable with this job until now, I see the top of my motor coming off and I cringe at the thought.

especially with cornering, but way too easy and frequent

When doors locks used to unlock or lock. The back right passenger makes a loud rattling noise, as if it were all the doors

Sounds like its the valves but I don't know exactly where and what.