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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?
SUVs are great for playing out in the mud, taking kids and friends around to different places, as well as just running errands around town. While they are not known to be terrific for gas mileage, that problem...
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Warning light on in Kia Sorrenti rental car. Not shown in manual. Can send photo.
Hello, thank you for writing in. While the vehicle is so new, the warning light may be a new addition to the dashboard. The most likely options would be for traction control, ABS, AWD (if equipped), or possibly a frost...
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I have a 2003 kia all lights are coming on but im not getting no noise for it to start what could be the problem it a kia sorento
Check to see if there are any stored diagnostic trouble codes. Be sure you have a fully, 100% charged battery that passes a load test. Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car...
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Car made ticking noise for only 5 mins then died
Hi There, A number of things may have caused the ticking sound you describe such as a faulty fuel injector, low engine oil or possibly an exhaust leak. Generally, an exhaust leak or low engine oil would not cause the...
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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...
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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...
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2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L eng. Problem: coolant leaking below the air intake. I replaced the "O" rings on large and small water
Hi there. The best way to pinpoint any coolant leak is to complete a pressure test of the system. Eric the Car Guy on YouTube.com has a pretty good video on how this is done.
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Hi, Joe! I hope this finds you well. I need a few things worked on on my '06 Sorento. I would like to start with the driver's seat
Hi there. Thanks for writing in to YourMechanic.com. In regards to the seat not working correctly, it's very difficult for us to provide an estimate for repairs as we simply don't know yet what is damaged or stuck. In some...
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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...
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I have a 2011 6 cylinder Kia Sorento. Just changed all the spark plugs to achsah go. While driving today my car stopped accelerati
Slow acceleration has a variety of causes. Fuel injectors can become clogged over time as the tiny passages become clogged. When an injector is clogged it can degrade the performance of the vehicle and the car may accelerate slowly or...
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Fan clutch not engaging. System did not freeze up. Belts turning ok. No noise and no leaks
It is possible that you could just have a faulty fan clutch. Fan clutches opperate similarly to a thermostat in that they engage once a certain temperature has been reached. Perhaps there is some sort of internal disconnection within your...
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P200A error code kia sorento 2012
The intake manifolds of most modern vehicles - yours included - are equipped with some sort of "variable" intake runners or manifold. Typically, there is one or multiple flaps that are solenoid and sensor controlled inside the intake manifold to...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Coil spring making noise when turning a steering wheel 2012 Kia Sorrento
Hi there - the noise you describe while turning the steering wheel is due to a worn strut bearing plate, or one that needs some grease (replacement still required). These bearings do take the load of the vehicle through the...
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Horn on 2003 Kia Sorrento ex will only blow sometimes & dash light will only work sometimes.
There are three different things going on with your vehicle. There is a loose ground wire to the dashboard lights to the frame, a clock spring in the horn maybe broken or damaged, and the multi-function switch has failed causing...

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