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2008 Kia Rondo Engine Problems

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.

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Percentage of 2008 Kia Rondo repairs by problem area

Chart based on 69 repairs.

2008 Kia Rondo engine repair cost distribution

Chart based on 11 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2008 Kia Rondo

Engine not specified

72000 mi US $200 replaced coil in 4th cylinder 

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2008 Kia Rondo 4dr Wagon

182-horsepower 2.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

90000 mi US $100 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! 
175   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. 
77480 C $865 oil pan was corroded and beginning to leak 
81220   Upper rad hose began leaking. 
66340 C $1058 Had to replace the Timing Belt and Water Pump. 
56000   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. 
58000   CEL light still on - no diagnosis. 
66000 US $1200 Engine shudders shortly after starting. Repair shop replaced O2 sensor, spark plugs, and coils. 
67000   Engine still shudders shortly after starting. Dealer replaced all 6 fuel injectors. 
74229 US $604 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. 
76129   burned out coil replaced (second one in 2 months) 
25000 US $225 Two new front tires and air pressure sensors 
57000   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. 
106000   Oil pan had rusted out and had to be replaced 

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2008 Kia Rondo 4dr Wagon

162-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

60000 mi US $2500 Timing chain tensioner failure. Engine teardown. 
40300   Check Engine - reason:Cold weather and a "fast" start - early crank shaft code - cleared it myself (with ODBD2 reader) did not reapeared. 

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