I immediately turned my heater, radio, dashboard lights and lights to low. If the replacement fuse blows, this indicates an electrical problem. None of the dome lights work, I have no automatic lighting in the car. If your Sorento is experiencing electrical problems, you should always check the fuses first, because they are relatively easy to check and cheap to change. Three fuses in one day and still no answer on how to get my dashboard lights to work. The failure mileage was 10,000 and the current mileage was 80,000.
No recall, Kia claims no liability. Open the fuse panel cover. Kia knows about it and refuses to do anything! If not, electrical failures may occur from water contact. It seems that Kia knows about this issue but is unwilling or too cheap to pay have their issue fixed. Headlights burn out every 45-90 days. Remove the nuts shown in the picture above. Now my car is broke down with the cam sensor and also crank sensor and bolt because of an issue with these Kia sorrento's.
I have had a problem with my headlights since I have had my car which I bought new in 2005. The dashboard lights still would not work. The contact stated was driving uphill when the throttle failed to engage. I am concerned with an electrical issue that will lead to further damage. Click the search button then the blue link.
I have already changed burnt out headlights a minimum of 5-7 times now. Inspect the pins on the board the connectors plug onto, solder is not what it used to be since they removed the lead. Then I got online and read about how many Kia had the same problem but Kia corporate would not do a thing about it and taylor Kia would not do anything at that point. Turn the ignition switch and all other switches off. This is a very dangerous issue requiring expert driving skills to navigate and should have been addressed, but was not, by Kia motors as a refund of purchase price and recall of trucks. Reinstall in the reverse order of removal.
Proceeds will be applied to purchase of replacement vehicle, which will not be a Kia. I have taken it to the dealer in valdosta ga several times to find out about it and they always say it's not a recall so they can't do anything about it. If a fuse is blown, it must be replaced. Over 5 hours to extract remainder of bolt to repair engine. Posted on May 15, 2008. I found a blown fuse in the fuse box under the hood and replaced it.
This is beyond ridiculous at this point. Ihave also been told I need to replace a spark plug which could cost hundreds to replace because of the location. I did however see other consumers with the same complaint. Refer to вЂњBatteryвЂќ in this section. Here is a website that shows how to remove one for a cell phone mount: You may have to take the climate controll screws out to get the radio out far enough to reach the plugs on the back. Can something it there freeze? Like many other owners I have tried every make and type of headlight and none of them will last more than a few months. All other adjustments work fine.
Use the following procedures before parking the vehicle for prolonged periods. I continued driving for nothing else seemed to be wrong and was going to pull over when I noticed my power steering also was not working. I checked all the fuses and they are fine. I had to rent a car to come back to fl as I was stranded in charleston without transportation. We tried a third fuse and it blew as well as soon as I turned on the headlight switch. I replaced the fuse and had my husband stand at the front of the vehicle while I turned the ignition and headlight switch on.
They dim based on weather and the terrain I am driving on. I have also had issues with crankshaft sensor which caused my car to not turn over without a jump. The fire department was actively putting out the flames as I approached. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. Very dangerous, and apparently not an unheard of event with certain Kia.
I am always worried if it will start and if I have lights I love my Kia but it has had electric problems from day 1 Kia should recall 2005 due to this. Code comes up for bad crank shaft sensor, this will be the 3rd time in 4 years I will have replaced it. If your Sorento has many options like a sunroof, navigation, heated seats, etc, the more fuses it has. When you inspect the fuse panel in your vehicle, refer to the fuse panel label. Mar 03, 2011 Check the low beam relay.