Kia Sorento Problem Report
Kia Sorento Software Update Available Which May 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.
transmission "clunks" into gear between 40-50 mph. was like this when I bought it new, been in 3 times with "unable to duplicate" - Visitor
Driving down free way car feel like I hit something hard take in to dealer they do transmission update. Problem fixed - Visitor
starts off in 3rd gear new trans and new computer and it still has same problem - Visitor
Sluggish movement when you shift to drive. I think it start with the 3rd gear and the check light comes on. - Visitor
From park to reverse or drive it shift after a second or so rather rough.
Also dowe shifting when slowing down it is rough - Visitor
going out of park to another gear it shifts real hard.and will only go 5 mph. cut it off and restart it sevsreal times. and then it will drive as normal REALLY REALLY AGGERVATING!!!!!!!! PLEASE FIGURE THIS ONE OUT KIA PLEASE!!! - Visitor
trany feels like it slips or down shifts ruff - Visitor
Has been doing this since it was new.. I mention it every time I go in for service.. I have had all the scheduled maintenance done at Kia dealer.. they say it is normal for the car.. I will show this to themm.. I am curious if they say they have the software updte - Visitor
If the engine is excessively noisy on startup (after the engine has been off for several hours)...
How do you reset or "flash" the computer??
what is the reason for this?
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