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2005 kia sedona 6cly. 61,000miles. loud ticking noise worse in mornings or cold start and when air is on. dealership is thinking valve spring on back side of engine, all required maint has been doen expect timing belt that is due. 10 times in 1 month the gear shift will not go into park form drive without stopping at reverse and then I have to pump the brake to go to park. what is wrong?

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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

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SOURCE: my kia sedona wont start just click when turned on

Couple of things to try.

1. Check that the battery connections are both clean and tight on the battery.
2. Check water level in the battery is above the plates that you can see in the filler holes.
Caution:
(Handle the battery with care as the water in the battery has been charged and becone sulphuric acid which will burn your skin. Do not get this in your eyes.)

3. Turn the headlights on then start the vehicle, and if:
a) the lights dim the battery is not connecting properly or faulty, or:
b) the lights stay on full it would the starter motor relay or solenoid (part of the starter motor).

Posted on Sep 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Kia sedona. Ticking sound from

my 05 sedona was doing the same thing. Turns out the oil grade was to high. You need to get the oil changed with 5 - 30 grade. Add moa treatment and then drive in 2nd around your block keeping it between 2,500 & 3,000 rpms when you drive around the block. That will bleed your lifters and should fix your problem.

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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SOURCE: when my kia sedona is cold and I shift to drive I

First check for codes,transmission tune up is usually the solution for problems related with cold issues

Posted on Nov 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Kia sedona. Knocking sound from Engine

I assume by now you have this problem fixed, but if not, or for the benefit of others looking for help, try replacing the coil on the #5 cyl as well as the injector. Ours did same thing, except fault code was on #2 cyl, so I got the parts from local parts store for about $150 total, and completed the repairs myself on my wife's 2003 Sedona. Now i can start on the rear heater issues, the knocking sound coming from the LF tire area while in motion, and replacing all brake pads. 92,000 on the odo. I'll spend the extra $ and go with the Honda Odyssey next time.

Posted on Jan 02, 2011

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