69 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 Kia Rondo. 11 of these members
(15.9%) have reported engine repairs for their car.
A total of 19 engine repairs to 2008 Kia Rondos--an average of 0.3 per
vehicle--have been reported.
OIL PAN RUSTED OUT, my mechanic said kia told him this is common and they change a lot of these. i dont think it damaged my car . it was sluggish and oil all over the ground. no warning lights!
Check engine light came on for 3 days then went out. Was in dealer to pick up accessories ordered and they checked the code and it was due to the gas cap, they replaced the seal on the cap. no problem since.
oil pan was corroded and beginning to leak
Upper rad hose began leaking.
Had to replace the Timing Belt and Water Pump.
CEL and rough start after fueling. Left veh at service station but told they could not duplicate problem, CEL reset and problem has not occurred since.
CEL light still on - no diagnosis.
Engine shudders shortly after starting. Repair shop replaced O2 sensor, spark plugs, and coils.
Engine still shudders shortly after starting. Dealer replaced all 6 fuel injectors.
dead coil pack replaced. All plugs replaced. Coil difficult to reach due to placement at rear of engine. Now a month later another one has blown.
burned out coil replaced (second one in 2 months)
Two new front tires and air pressure sensors
Replacement of Purge Valve 9/20/2010 return after one week since purge valve replaced. Engine light came on one week from replacement date. Once again replaced same purge valve and set information from computer to KIA.