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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...
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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...
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...
Where is the ECT located in a 2005 Kia Sorento 3.5 manual trans.
ECT on most Vehicles stands for electronic traction control. Since electronic traction control requires multiple parts to work together as a system, the ECT system can be located in multiple places on the vehicle.
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...
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 just buy a kia Santo 2005 as I'm getting on the highway back home the car jump n reverse I put it back n drive it want move
Your transmission need fluid to shift correctly and if there is a leak then you will need to have the leak located and fixed and fluid filled to see if transmission shifts okay or not.
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...
What if you can’t find the inertia switch then what
Hi Kwalin. Thanks for contacting us today. If you're trying to locate your fuel cutoff sensor (inertia switch), your best option is to purchase a service and repair manual for that 2005 Sorento, so you can learn not only the...
2003 Kia Sorento harmonic balancer replaced but now acts like it does not want to start it turns over and it wants to start but it
You may have a problem with the crankshaft sensor and it was damaged when you replaced the pulley. Have the computer scanned for codes and see if getting a rpm signal from the sensor. Replace the sensor requires removing the...
Looking for inertia switch on a 2005 Kia Sorento
The inertia fuel pump cut-off switch should be located under the hood on or near the passenger side inner fender. If you think the switch might have tripped, push down in the center of the rubber that waterproofs the switch....
My car doesn’t accelerate past 60mph in 5th gear while in tiptronic mode
Your vehicle has 6 forward gear selections. If you shift into 6th gear, will the car accelerate past 60 MPH? If so, it is possible that the transmission control module is programmed such that a maximum RPM cannot be exceeded...
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...
What is entailed when replacing my rear wheel hub on 2011 kia Sorento?
Yes, you have listed the basic components. In addition, the ABS connector has to be removed. If you do not have steel jack stands (safety stands) do not attempt this repair. It is not well understood that a hydraulic jack,...
I want to install a remote start system in a 2016 Kia Optima hybrid but I’m concerned that it will cause problems.
The Owner's Manual for the 2016 Kia Optima Hybrid states that addition of a remote start system may interfere with the TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System). See Section Six, page 10 of the Manual. Unless the Factory has recommended or...
Rpm shoots high >2000 when starting in the cold then drops low almost to 0 like its about to stall out, rides around 2000 rpm
In the majority of vehicles, engine idle speed is controlled by an idle control valve (ICV). The ICV valve can fail or a faulty or blown fuse in other electronically controlled systems can cause the IAC motor to malfunction, leading...
hi i own a kia sorento 08 diesel. im having a problem when taking off. when i take off the response is very slow. then it kicks in
You will need to check to see if there is any stored codes in the computer along with the normal maintenance with air and fuel filters. You may have a faulty sensor or clogged filters or low fuel pressures. ...
I have check engine light on and the code is showing p0266 ?
P0266 means that the fuel injector on cylinder number two does not pass the self tests that the Electronic Control Unit performs. It is often accompanied by a code P0302 for an engine misfire. It could be that you have...
I need to know where on the engine is the left bank oil flow control valve on a 2008 kia sorento 3.3l located?
The left bank of the engine in your application is the cylinder head on the driver side (left side of car). The oil control valve is installed in that left side cylinder head. Note that if the oil control valve...

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