Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. It was very reliable prior to this issue. Dash gauge will only move half way to normal reading at highway speed and will drop lower as speed decreases. The contact was informed that she needed to provide all documents of previous oil change maintenance. Fuel lines flushed and filters replaced. I have to get my oil changed every month to make sure I have oil in my car cause it stopped on me and I had to get it towed home they put oil in it a lil later and it started working again.
I'm not the only one experiencing this problem. Skip the repair shop, our top-rated mechanics come to you. I also looked at the timing belt which looks good! Dealer not able to solve problem in approx. The car runs ok, but cannot pass an emissions test due to the check engine light and corresponding codes. Poor fuel economy — The purposes of variable variable valve timing is to make sure that the valves open and also close at the right time to boost engine performance as well as to reduce the consumption of the fuel.
Need to shut down the engine and re-start. The contact stated that the engine was burning oil extremely fast. Can I perform the flushes myself? Was in multiple times for a solution. I filled up 3 quarts of blended engine oil and checked every other day. Another thing, sometimes the car will rev up to 2000-3000 rpm when it should be idling, then sometimes it will drop out like I turned the key off but if I save it with gas pedal it will then idle around 800-1000 but very rough and lean.
Now the question that arises is how all these things can happen? Replaced 31430-0W000 Valce- Canister Close. Changing the engine resolved the problem. He also said maybe I should just throw a used engine in it. To avoid this situation, make sure to have your as recommended by the vehicle manufacture. Plus oil system needed help.
Check engine light came on again and the oil light flickered, did not stay illuminated, so we took it to the dealership immediately, as the owners manual and the mechanic had stated. The certification label has incorrect tire pressure information printed on it, listing a specification that is 1 or 2 psi below the correct information. Restarted and started the 3rd time, with the engine check up indicated. Before it gets this bad, the computer in your vehicle should give you some warnings first on the dashboard. Used to have sorento 2003 and never had leaking oil, kia replaced my 2003 with a 2004 sorento because of major problems with 2003. In fact, I might be tempted to make sure to flush all the engine flush out of the engine by doing an additional oil change a few days after doing the flush.
The engine began to knock loudly especially when accellerating or climbing hills. Get any code s and post them here. I contacted dealership about oil light however they stated I must wait 30 days and do not top off car with oil. They need to take the intake off to get to the bad part. Kia had a recall regarding this problem for many of their cars but of course not mine. The check engine light came on and then off again as it has been for the ppast yr but for an evap problem - a very small leak kept getting detected.
In addition, the engine was leaking oil into the alternator. I noticed the oil light flickering when I depressed the accelerator, and also smelled something burning from engine compartment. While driving 60 mph, the engine oil indicator illuminated. Are you getting a fault code for a misfire on cylinder 3 and is that the only code s you have retrieved? These repairs will be performed free of charge. Then sent factory tech, replaced harness. I asked if I should bring the van back in a week to have the oil level checked and we were assured there was no leak. But this didn't explain the sidden massive oil consumption.
Some auto parts chain stores will do this for free in their parking lot. Both replaced at the dealer, for a fee 50% higher than industry standards, according to the internet. This oil residue causes the alternator to stop working and in turn the battery dies. Engine now making noises, unclear if related. Once the mechanic has this initial information, they can begin to resolve the specific issue. Sensor not able to measure temp due to poor design location.
It was stuck in the open position. Throwing parts at it is not a good plan. Based on that in many cases the engine oil burn out issue happened before engine failure. In general, oil control valve has several functions that are very vital which are save fuel usage, reduces gas emissions generated by the vehicle and improve engine performance with the fuel as efficiently as possible. Due to not having the oil changes performed at a kia certified dealer, the contact was out of compliance with the warranty. This car only had about 107,000 miles on it when I first noticed this oil consumption problem.
There have been 2 occasions where my vehicle has gone completely dead and stalled in the middle of the highway when I was driving, leading to a dangerous safety issue for my family. They answered quickly when I called but it took 20 min on the side of the highway for them to agree to send a tow truck. My mechanic which isn't very helpful told me he usually sends the heads out and gets different ones to install, but he wouldn't tell me where to get the head. What Owners Should Do Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the connector pins for corrosion, if no corrosion is found, the connector cover will be replaced. I was driving to work in highway and engine oil warning sign was blinking. The engine had an oil leak and was worked on. However if chunks of the loosened sludge plug your pickup screen, you now have a bigger problem.