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2006 Kia Sorento Question: timing belt or cain

 

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saratogaboy, Lake Worth, FL, May 27, 2009, 07:31
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am told certain KIA Sorentos have timing chain rather than belt. If true , which 2006 models do??

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, May 27, 2009, 09:25
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    The Sorento used a 3.5L V6 from 2003-2006 and this engine uses a timing belt. For 2007-2009 they use a 3.8L V6 that uses a timing chain. Kia recommends replacing the timing belt every 60,000 Mile Service.

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