Question about 2009 Kia Sorento 2.5
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: air bag light
if the air bag stays on that means you have a problem with the air bag system, and you need to have it diagnose, but if you just bought the sedona from a used car dealer they have to fix it, it is part of the safety inspection requred by law
Posted on Jul 15, 2008
SOURCE: 2002 kia sedona van
There has been known issues with the alternator on several year/versions of this car. If memory serves me right, there was a TSB for the alternator either over or undercharging.The TSB (Technical Service Bulletin) specifies replacing the alternator and re-flashing the PCM.(Powertrain Control Mudule).
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Posted on Jul 19, 2008
SOURCE: Kia Sorento Warning Lights
1. Are your alternator belt lose???
2. Sound like your alternator is not putting enough amp out at idle. Have someone check your alternator out.
Posted on Jan 30, 2009
you can remove your instrument cluster and remove the bulb or have the problem solved by hooking it into a diagnostic scanner; this scan may run around 50 - 75 dollars depending upon who scans it; dealerships run higher... this cost does not include repair of the problem
Posted on Oct 07, 2009
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When the airbag light (SRS) is on or blinks it means a fault has occurred in the system and the airbag diagnostic monitor has disabled the system, the most common problem that turns the light on is a break in the connection to the steering wheel mounted airbag, this is due to a rotating ribbon contact that breaks under the steering wheel that connects the airbag to the wiring harness and the diagnostic monitor, the part is called the clock spring contact, a coiled up ribbon electrical contact that turns with the steering wheel while maintaining a mechanical connection to the airgag mounted on the steering wheel, to replace this part you must disarm the airbag system and remove the steering wheel, this requires a special steering wheel puller tool and that you disarm the airbag system before you start the work, to do this disconnect the battery negative cable for 1/2 hour prior.
Posted on Mar 30, 2010
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