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Opinions on Kia Optima
I have been driving American products for the past 22 years, and am now rea= dy for a change. I really like Toyota and Honda, but used models are expens= ive, regardless of how old they are, and how...
8 years ago 14
 
Optima Purchase
In the next few months, I will be looking to replace my 0-6 Accord I4 coupe with an Optima -- most likely the EX model with the package that upgrades the sound system with the sunroof. I driven Hondas...
9 years ago 5
 
New 2010 Sedona
Made reference in another post - after taking a long look at the 2011 Sorrento, I got my wife to (VERY, VERY) reluctantly agree that we are still in the minivan stage. Have just purchased a new 2010...
10 years ago 1
 
How to test the Ignation Coil ?
Hi all I have this Kia Pride LX 1999 model. It was running fine but with some electrical defect. Yesterday morning I tried to start but it wouldn't. I checked the spark at the HT wire going into...
12 years ago 1
 
2003 kia sorento no heat
have no heat and can?t find any repair info or manuals Things to check first: *Coolant level (may sound obvious, but never hurts); *Thermostat (my bet on what is wrong); Rev. Tom, Changed thermostat...
12 years ago 6
 
timing belts or chains?
Pardon my ignorance, still in info gathering phase: 2 questions: 1.) do KIA engines have a timing belt or a chain? Is the belt teflon/ kevlar reinforced or the chain self-adjusting stainless steel?...
14 years ago 7
 
Rear wheel(s) on an 2004 Kia Sedona locked-up when parked
What would cause rear wheel(s) on an 2004 Kia Sedona to lock-up when parked? The rear wheels (or at least most definitely the driver's side rear wheel) on our 2004 Kia Sedona seem to be locked-up....
14 years ago 4
 
Sorento-Uhaul trailer wiring harness
Hello, just installed a towing hitch from Uhaul into my 2003 Sorento and also purchased their universal trailer wiring harness. Has anyone here ever installed such a wire harness into their Sorento?...
14 years ago 1
 
Kia rio with engine code p0101
Any one run into this code, I know it tranlates to "Mass Air Flow or Volume Air Flow Circuit Range/Performance problem." Could this be as simply as an air cleaner needing replacing... Thanks Bob There...
14 years ago 1
 
need to replace radio in 2001 Kia sportage
Need to remove dash trim in order to remove and install the radio. Looks like the whole dash trim must be removed in order to replace the radio . I got started then lost my nerve as the part around...
14 years ago 3
 
2003 Kia Spectra suspension parts interchangeable with Sephia? Protege?
My friend just wrecked his 2003 Spectra, which looks a lot like the Sephias from previous years. I've heard that these first Spectras were just the older Sephias with a newer body and that the...
15 years ago
 
2003 Kia Sedona Engine Knock
I am experincing a slight engine knock / tick when I speed up. Also m van sat for a few days and when I started it , the knock/tick was mor evident. But after I drove it around the noice returned to...
15 years ago 6
 
remove ashtray 2004 spectra
I need to remove stereo my guide says I need to pull out ashtray and that there is a screw there that i have to remove so I can get to everything else there is nothing there can anyone help .thanks
15 years ago
 
2002 Sedona Delkor battery life?
I have a 2002 Kia Sedona EX, 26 months old with 26,000 miles on it. Yesterday the battery, a maintenance-free Delkor (55-26 FL- MF) 70aH, wouldn't turn the starter, just clicked the solenoid. I...
16 years ago 1
 
2002 Kia Rio lifter noise??
Today my 02 Rio started to lightly tap/click after starting up. I stopped the engine and checked the oil it was full and car has always had service when needed. It has 21k on the clock. The sound is...
17 years ago 1
 
Kia Sportage heater core removal and replacement
Help! kia sportage 1999, heater core removal and replacement. trouble removing instrument panel to remove heater core. Removed instruments and dropped steering column. Instrument panel loose but will...
15 years ago 4
 
Sedona power stering fluid
What type of power steering fluid is required in the 2003 kia sedona? I noticed there is a red fluid in the resevoir but any that say they are compatible seem to be a clear fluid? If it is red then I...
17 years ago 3
 
Optima V6 Speed sensor-where is it
I need to replace mine, I hear its an easy swap. Does anyone know where it is and what needs to be done? I'll have to pay KIA $10 for the online manual to see if it has the info otherwise, just...
15 years ago 5
 
Sorento airbag warning light
Wondering if this has happenned to other Sorento owners out there... I have a 2003 Kia Sorento, at approx 19K miles the airbag warning light came on and won't shut off. Took it to a local dealer and...
16 years ago 7
 
sorento pcv valve location
have an 03 sorento ex and am unable to find the pcv valve. request assistance in locating it. does the upper intake have to be removed? Look at the pics here: here: thx. i'll try and take another look...
14 years ago 2