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the anti-theft system has to be reset and it may fix the door locks. but it could be a BCM problem with the door locks.

2011 Kia Sorento | Answered on Nov 30, 2018


I vote for Clockspring, the device that takes current from the fixed column to the wheel. Possible to replace as weekend mechanic, but remove power at battery first because of risk of airbag deployment at wrong time.

2011 Kia Sorento | Answered on Mar 27, 2018


I recently
tried the DIY service and repair manuals from a website and it actually helped me repair transmission problem in my jcb 3cx site-master. it wont move forward or reverse, engine is good both solenoids for forward and reverse work.
I don't have much technical knowledge but I just followed it step-wise, and works perfect! got it from www.reliable-store.comAll the best

2011 Kia Sorento | Answered on Mar 23, 2018


At www.reliable-store.com get complete guide on whether to repair or not, service it, and how to repair
etc, along with wiring diagrams, electrical diagrams, torque specs, error codes, everything.

2011 Kia Sorento | Answered on Mar 13, 2018


Go to online store reliable they have repair manuals I am sure you will get the solution. Here's the link
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2011 Kia Sorento | Answered on Dec 20, 2017


Assuming battery tests goog. Use baking soda solution to clean battery terminals

2011 Kia Sorento | Answered on Oct 24, 2017


if broken replace its a simple cable release mechanism that is bolted into place

2011 Kia Sorento | Answered on Jul 27, 2017


Check the connection from the radio to the antenna.May not be plugged in.

2011 Kia Sorento | Answered on Jun 02, 2017


You probably will need a shop to look at and test the charging system. It could be as simple as a loose connection, or something more serious. The newer systems often have the computer, the ecu, controlling the alternator and how much it charges. So it's no longer just either the battery or the alternator being at fault. It depends on the manufacturer and how the system is designed.
I don't know about Kia, but any repair shop could find the information.

2011 Kia Sorento | Answered on Feb 23, 2017


As it is worse with a full tank, it is my belief that the problem lies between the filler cap and the tank itself. There is a clip and rubber hose joining the two.

The other possibility, but usually on older cars is rust perforation on the top of the tank due to dirt and mud holding water spray and rusting small holes in the top of the tank. I had this on a Toyota.

2011 Kia Sorento | Answered on Jan 23, 2017


If the check engine light came on I assume it was the check engine light, then you may feel no symptom for the code but never the less you have a failed part of other electrical issue, so if the manifold needs to be replaced to correct the check engine light and its fault code then that is what needs to be done. Remember if the CEL is on you will fail any emission inspection that is required.

2011 Kia Sorento | Answered on Dec 31, 2016


Remove any items that may hinder you from looking at the drive belt and all pulleys that hooked up to it. The tensioner pulley is different from other pulleys as it has no grooves on it. It looked just like a roller with flat outer surface. It pushes on the flat side of the belt (compared to the grooved side -as other pulleys did). It is spring loaded and can be de-tensioned by moving it in the reverse direction of its push. If you are looking the TIMING BELT tensioner, then more things have to come off the engine before you could get to it.

2011 Kia Sorento | Answered on Dec 29, 2016

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