Close

Kia Sorento Key Won't Turn

Learn if it's a simple fix or time to seek out a trusted technician.

What are common reasons my Kia Sorento key won't turn?

While there are a variety of reasons your Kia Sorento key won't turn, the most common 3 are a binding steering column/lock, an ignition switch issue, or a problem with the ignition key.
35%
of the time it's
Binding Steering Column/Lock
27%
of the time it's
Ignition Switch
20%
of the time it's
Ignition Key

Get your Kia issue diagnosed by a professional

Find a high quality auto repair shop or dealer near you
x

Related Kia Sorento Questions

See what others are asking about their Kia Sorento. Get answers from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
Changed oil pump did not hand turn MOTOR crank sensor got hit buy sesor plate got ripped off its mount ripped timming...
Today i tried to start my car and it was dead. when i connected the jumper cables i noticed the dash lights were on ...

Related Kia Sorento Problems

Find the most common driver-reported problems that are to blame when a Kia Sorento key won't turn.
The airbag warning light may illuminate erroneously.  this can be caused by an internal defect in the control module....
One or both head light bulbs may burn out prematurely requiring replacement. there have also been reports of other bu...

Kia Sorento Key Won't Turn Repair Symptoms

When the electrical portion of the ignition switch fails, the vehicle will permanently or intermittently lose power to certain systems and components, depending on which positio...Read More
When the ignition switch lock cylinder fails, the ignition switch may very well work, but it may be difficult to find out, as the lock cylinder can fail to release when the key ...Read More
A failing ignition cap on rotor will create misfires in the engine, and lead to hesitation, extreme power loss, engine stalling, poor fuel mileage, and illumination of the check...Read More