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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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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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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 remote won't unlock or lock the driver side door but opens the other doors.
Hi there. When this issue occurs, it's typically caused by an electrical short or damaged fuse which supplies electricity to the power door lock. The best way to know for certain is to have a professional mobile mechanic come to...
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Grinding noise when in Park and Neutral.
The noise is either coming from the clutches slipping inside the transmission or a loose exhaust shield that is rattling. Lift up the vehicle and put it on jack stands. Then go under the vehicle and feel around for anything...
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I am getting the P200A check engine light
The trouble code that you have listed is associated with a known problem for the intake manifold runner control system. There are some 2011 and 2012 model year vehicles that have a current recall to have the control module reprogrammed...
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the cars steering wheel is jerking to the left
Hello. Two things that could be causing your the issue on the Sorento are a twisted power steering hose or a faulty new component(power steering rack, PS pump). I suggest you check all power steering hoses to make sure they...
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Accidentally hit the positive battery terminal
Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. If the immobilizer system is on, you may see a security warning light. To temporarily override the immobilizer system, see these instructions. Short...
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Intermittent loss of acceleration
It sounds like you may have a fuel supply problem in getting the proper amount of fuel to the fuel injectors which is typically caused by a bad fuel pump or potentially faulty fuel injectors. This can happen when the...
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Intermittent loss of acceleration and power
Hi there. Trying to diagnose this type of problem is incredibly difficult, so I totally understand the frustration. Usually, when this type of issue occurs, it is due to a loose electrical connection to an ignition system component, such as...
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What's a camshaft sensor do?
The camshaft position sensor reads a reluctor wheel on the camshaft and determines the location of the firing sequence from cylinder 1 to cylinder 6. The camshaft position sensor works in relation with the crankshaft position sensor to allow the...
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My car ia leaking green fluid what does that mean
Hi There, This suggests you have a coolant leak, which is most likely also contributing to the engine overheating when sitting at idle. When the car is in motion and the fans are working to pull air into the radiator...
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My 2005 Kia Sorento doesn't have the power to go down the road. It will start and run, but it won't go faster than 35 mph.
Check to see if any vacuum lines were disconnected when your engine was serviced. A vacuum leak can cause the engine to have a loss of power under a load. If all of the vacuum lines are good, then the...
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How to activate automatic auto lock feature?
Hi There, There may be various reasons for wanting to activate this feature or in some cases deactivate it. In either case you will need to know how to reactivate it or deactivate it. Here is the process for doing...
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Leaking front driver side axle at transfer case
Hi there Dave. Unfortunately, without seeing pictures of the component you are talking about, we are unable to tell you for certain what part is leaking. In most cases, the first component to break is the CV boot; which will...
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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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The power steering pump seal keeps breaking when pump is replaced.
There may be a restriction in the power steering high pressure line causing an excessively high amount of pressure in the line and the pump. If the belt tensioner for the power steering belt is a manual tensioner that can...
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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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