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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Kia Sorento
While Kia may still be headquartered in Korea, the 2012 Kia Sorento is made right here in the United States, making it easier for Kia to put a lower price tag on this...
2005 Kia Sorento vs. 2005 Chevrolet Blazer: Which One Should I Buy?
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How much does a 60k service cost OTD?
Hi there. We have a great tool on our website that will permit you to look up all scheduled maintenance for your Kia Sorento. Simply click this link and type in your vehicle information and you'll be able to look...
2005 Kia Sorento from Neptune NJ.Can it be serviced?? Please help
Hi there. We have recently changed our website so that customers in our service areas can submit a question to this section, so we should have a mobile mechanic in your area that can complete the AC compressor replacement and...
My question is...where is the oil pressure sending unit on a 2006 Kia Sorento ex.
The oil pressure sending unit (switch) should be at the base of the oil filter assembly toward the top front of the cylinder block (pulley side, that is). Removal may require a specially shaped "socket". Unless you have confirmed that...
My vehicle overheated about a week ago. I was driving and all of a sudden I was not able to accelerate over 40mph, there was steam
Overheating has the potential to cause head gasket leaks, warping of the cylinder head and block as well as manifolds, and can cause valve and piston damage. You can measure cylinder compression to get an initial indication of the engine's...
2011 kia sorento "jerking" between 60-80mph on freeway. Mileage is 64000
An issue like this is not unusual and can be resolved if you request an engine diagnostic. During such a diagnostic, the certified mechanic would come to your location and run through all the possible causes of engine misoperation at...
Can I give my Vin number and u tell me what engines I can swap out with my vehicle
Hi There, You will need to check with your local Kia dealer to determine what motor may be used to replace your motor. They will be able to use your VIN to determine exactly what specifications will be needed to...
The hose connect to the grill of the 2003 kia serento came off now car is over heated
Hi There, Yes, you are correct in that it was most likely a radiator or coolant hose. There are a number coolant hoses which help to properly circulate coolant through the motor. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic...
car wont start after radiator hose broke
Unfortunately, a blown radiator hose will not cause the engine not to start. The engine needs fuel, compression, and ignition to run. If one of those three are missing, the engine will not run. I would recommend having a compression...
How to tell my battery is dead but my car radio still come on and the dash board.
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
Clicking sound when the car is slowing down or stopping
Hello there. In most cases when you hear a repeating clicking sound as you brake, it is likely coming from one of three sources. First, it could be a wheel bearing that is wearing out. Second, it might be a...
what is the labor time to install an alternator on my 2012 sorento 3.5l. they are saying 5 hours
Hi there. That estimate seems about average to have a local repair shop complete an alternator replacement. You might want to get a second opinion or price quote by having one of our professional mechanics come to your location and...
I have a Kia Sorento 2011. At first, my car would start sometimes and other times it would click but I could boost it off and it w
Hi Trista. Thanks for contacting us today. There are likely three possible issues here. Either the battery cables are damaged, and unable to supply power to the battery, the alternator is damaged and unable to continually charge the battery, or...
I am having to replace my battery too frequently. What could be causing this?
Hi Gwynn. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Usually when a battery wears out quickly, the root issue is a damaged battery temperature sensor. This sensor is located underneath the battery and monitors the batteries temperature. This allows the right amount...
Car won't start after putting in brand new fuel pump!
If you are losing all power when you turn the key you should check the battery connections to see if they are making contact to battery or battery is low on charge. If you have activated the theft system and...
Pepboys fixed coolant leak T hose replaced 24 hrs later car would not crank took it back to per pep boy crank shaft sensor display
It may be possible they spilled coolant on the sensor and the coolant got into the connector causing the code and problem. It could also just be a problem that was caused by the overheating from the hose or thermostat...
Engine Fuse Box melted/Engine Cooling Fan, why didn't OBDII find it? Only found P0101 and P0763
Inasmuch as the two codes relate to a fault in the mass air flow sensor/wiring and transmission controls, it would seem that the cooling fan relay issue is unrelated. To find out why the cooling fan relay overheated that circuit...
I'm about to purchase a 2018 Kia Sorento with AWD. Does the AWD work in reverse?
All Wheel Drive (AWD) works in any gear the vehicle is in. There are two types of all-wheel drive: mechanical and electronic. The most common way of creating a capable, mechanical AWD system is by using three differentials. A differential...
Hi, I have a 2012 Kia Sorento. The high pressure ac hose is needing replacement.
Unfortunately, all shops have different overhead requirements, experienced or inexperienced mechanics, access to parts discounts and labor rates that may motivate them to charge certain prices. It is very difficult to compare one shop to another for this reason. I...
I have knocking in my engine. But then as I pick up speed it disappears. What could it be?
It sounds like you may have low oil pressure that may be causing some valve train noise as a result of the oil not properly reaching the top of the motor. This can happen for a number of reasons, but...
What size socket is needed to remove the heads in a 2007 kia sorento
Considering that this vehicle is made by an Asian manufacturer, it is very likely that the bolt size is going to be a metric size as opposed to standard. I would recommend trying metric sizes starting with 12 mm and...

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