Kia Sorento Repair and Maintenance
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Kia Sorento ProblemsRevised 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.
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.
An engine misfire may develop due to a failed ignition coil. Our technicians tell us one coil is used for each cylinder. If one fails, often times another is not far behind. It may be worth considering replacing all the coils if a failure is encountered.
Kia Sorento QuestionsThe alignment pin for crankshaft gear and harmonic balancer sheared off HELP!!?? (2 answers)
What do you do to fix this without spending alot of money and how?
my kia sorento 2008 overheats when im at a stop light but when i press on the gas pedal it stops smoking and also when i lift up the hood i notice clumpy brown stuff all inside the engine and dripping from up under the car. i put water to see if that was it but it was not I put some anti freeze i...
Kia Sorento RecallsAutomatic Transmission Gear Shift Lever Comes Out Of Park Without Using Brake Pedal
The shift lever interlock feature may break, resulting in the shift lever coming out of park unexpectedly. This could allow the vehicle to roll and cause injury. Dealers will replace the brake-shift interlock mechanism free of charge to resolve the concern.
The passenger front seat belt may not latch properly. Dealers will replace the front passenger seat belt buckle cover free of charge to resolve the concern.
An improperly soldered component in the accelerator pedal assembly may prevent the accelerator pedal from operating. Dealers will replace the accelerator pedal assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.