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we were told by our local dealer we cant have anyone change the oil of our 2015 sedona but the dealership. is that true?
Hi there. That's a tricky question to answer. It really depends on the warranty program you have with the dealership that will dictate whether or not this is a statement of fact. Some dealerships offer extended warranty packages that are...
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Smoke
Blue smoke coming from your exhaust generally means that the motor is burning the engine oil. This can happen for a couple of different reasons such as worn piston rings or leaking valve guide seals. When this happens, the engine...
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My air conditioner just stop working and car started to smoke. I lifted the hood and it was liquid like something busted
Hello there. Usually when you have this type of problem occur, it's due to a cooling system or radiator leak that causes these problems. If you see greenish or redish looking liquid under your vehicle, then this is what has...
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2006 Kia Sedona it started losing power to the radio in the car then it wouldn't accelerate then died. We couldn't jump it
Hi there. This problem with the fuse seems to be more common with early 2000 Kia and Chrysler V6 engines and it still baffles mechanics as to why it occurs. The first thing that usually causes this issue is a...
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what needs to be removed to replace oil pan on a 2006 Kia Sedona?
If the defect is in the lower pan, you need only remove the lower engine cover. If the upper pan is damaged and has to be replaced, you'll need the Service Manual as removal of the upper pan is a...
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Oxygen sensor
Hi There, Your vehicle has a couple of oxygen sensors, one which is placed before the catalytic converter and one that is after the catalytic converter. The purpose of this is to test the oxygen content of the exhaust gases...
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Didn't want to start then started drove 40 mi overheat a little at red light car die wont start
If your engine is overheating and you drove it until it stalled then you may have blown a head gasket. You will need to have the cooling system checked to see if it is leaking or the fans did not...
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Car won't start battery fine headlights won't turn on other electrics work for a 2004 sedona
It's possible that you have a weak battery and/or excessive voltage drop in the starter circuit. Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes an actual load test. Charging a battery and checking voltage...
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Didn't want to start then started drove 40 mi overheat a little at red light car die wont start
You will need to have the engine checked to see if it stalled due to loss of power from fuel related issue or from the engine overheating. Have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come to you and diagnose the...
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Didn't want to start then started drove 40 mi overheat a little at red light car die wont start
You will need to check the coolant level to see if you lost coolant or the cooling fans are not coming on. Have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come to you and check the engine overheating problem to see...
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Random no start. Turn key and nothing, no clicking- nothing. Wait, turn key again and starts. Radio and clock resets to factory
Hi there. This sounds like you could have a failing battery. Although this may seem counter intuitive, this has been the case more often than not in my 22 years in the field. Has the battery, starting, and charging system...
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2012 Kia Sedona - Major gas leaking. Shop said it was the fuel injectors
Without visually seeing the leak it is hard to know if the fuel rail or injectors are the cause of the fuel leak. The fuel injector seal to the fuel rail may be leaking. If you want another mechanic like...
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2006 Kia Sedona Left Oil Control Valve
Hi there. What you're describing is a pretty complex repair and hard to explain over an email. It's probably best for you to purchase a service and repair manual for your 2006 Kia Sedona or have a professional mechanic come...
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Despite the replacement of all facets of the cooling system, in stop and go traffic, my temperature gauge spikes.
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a fan clutch that may be wearing out. A mechanical fan clutch works by helping to control the radiator cooling fan speeds as the engine heats up and cools down. As the...
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blinkers, windshield wipers, high beams, not working properly
Hi Johnathon. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When you have multiple electrical faults as you've described, they are often caused by the same root component failure. In most cases, a damaged electrical relay to the dashboard will cause this problem,...
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code P0431 (cat-converter) comes up, replaced 3 sensors, Ignition coiles. will changing the spark plugs stop the rough idel and sl
P0431 means that the catalytic converter operating efficiency is not in the expected range. The converter could be faulty and/or the engine might be operating poorly which in turn will cause converter misoperation. If the converter has failed due to...
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WHERE IS 2006 KIA SEDONA BACKUP LIGHT SWITCH? BULBS GOOD.
The reverse lights are controlled by the neutral safety switch on the transmission as a computer input to the front control and rear control modules. These modules are accessed by using a scanner to scan for codes and data input...
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I have a 2005 kia sedona minivan. About 5 months ago i went to do a tune up on it and found cylinder bank 4 spark plug engulfed i
Hi Daniel. Thanks for contacting us today. The first thing I'd recommend is having a professional mechanic determine what is causing the oil in the #4 spark plug cylinder - as that is likely still an existing issue and causing...
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My car was sputtering and chocking when i hit the gas now the stering wheel wont turn
Hi Heather. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually when an engine is frequently sputtering, it is caused by either an engine misfire due to poor ignition system components or clogged fuel delivery. Some common parts that when worn out can...
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My 04 kia sedona stalls out when i stop or brake, it cranks but wont turn over. I replaced the main relay fuse but still no go
Hello, thank you for writing in. The possible issues with the vehicle are rather extensive without some more information. The first step is to have the vehicle scanned for diagnostic codes, so we know what the vehicle's computer has detected...

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