Kia Sorento Repair and Maintenance
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Kia Sorento ProblemsHead Light Bulbs May Burn Out Prematurely
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.
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.
A defective AC compressor clutch assembly can cause excessive noise or vibration when the air conditioning is on. Improved parts are available. Replacing the faulty clutch assembly does not necessitate replacement of the complete AC compressor or evacuation and recharging of the air conditioning system.
Kia Sorento Questionsmy parking brake light and the battery keep coming on alternator is fine. (1 answer)
put a new battery in and a throttle actuator control. but lights still come on.
Theres a little winding noise has anyone else had this problem or know how to fix it?
While I was taking my daughter to school both my low beams went out. I used hi beams until vehicles were coming at me and then no lights at all till they passed. I also noticed my backup camera stopped working that day. I've been told it could be a relay and not the bulbs. I called the dealer...
Kia Sorento RecallsTrailer Brake Lights Stay Illuminated
The accessory tow hitch trailer hitch module may allow the brake lights of an attached trailer to stay illuminated constantly. Dealers will replace the affected accessory trailer hitch wiring harness free of charge to resolve the concern.
The driver's seat back frame may have been produced with inadequate weld joints and may not function as designed in the event of a rear-end collision. Dealers will inspect the welds and replace the driver seat back frame as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
The rear suspension may have a faulty weld, which could result in the weld cracking. Dealers will inspect the welds at the rear suspension cross member, replacing the rear cross member assembly as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.