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2007 Kia Rondo Repair Histories

88 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2007 Kia Rondo. 43 of these members (48.9%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 123 repairs to 2007 Kia Rondos--an average of 1.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 123 repairs.

2007 Kia Rondo repair cost distribution

Chart based on 40 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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2007 Kia Rondo

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Kia Rondo in Florida, United States
Oct 2007 - Mar 2010
3000 mi   somehow leaves made their way under the hood and settled near ac vents so we were getting a bad smell everytime we put the a/c on.They cleaned out the leaves and sprayed sanitizer in the area, never has happened to any of my other vehicled seems like the 

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2007 Kia Rondo 4dr Wagon

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

Kia Rondo in Maryland, United States
Feb 2008 - Mar 2014
3000 mi   We had an initial problem with the Rondo of warped brake rotors and bad wheel alignment. A trip to the dealer fixed both. Dealer said there was a TSB or recall for the issue. 
23000 US $190 Wheels needed aligning again. Cloth seats needed shampooing. Seats stain when anything, including water, is spilled on them. Brakes groan on take-off from dead stop, but no cause could be found. 
33000   Check engine light came on after I noticed lots of smoke from the exhaust at start-up. Bad O2 sensor was diagnosed. Dealer had to order part, as there are 4 O2 sensors on this car, and no dealer in the area had the right one in stock. Waited a week. 
59000   Sensor in Emissions system went bad. Replaced by dealer under warranty. Front brakes shuddered when stopping. Front pads were replaced (first time) and front rotors were turned. 
134000   Car hesitates off-load on low-grade roads. Dealer thought it was coil-related, but did not repair due to lack of engine code and # of coils. Check engine finally came on and dealer got a code not related to coils. Did trans work, didnt help 
Kia Rondo in Florida, United States
Aug 2007 - Nov 2010
14000 mi   Noise coming from air conditioning system and heard at idle. Diagnosed in January as compressor AC Dick and Hub. 3 hours in for warranty repairs. Noise returned within a week. Diagnosis is full AC compressor needs replacing. Parts on order. Will be fixed 
17000   Returned to dealer at scheduled appointment in February to replace the compressor. Problem of noise fixed with new part. Appointment took 2 1/2 hours including paperwork. 
23000   Passenger mirror cover broke while being used. One end of cover that makes the light come on broke. A whole new visor with lighted mirror was ordered and replaced the broken mirror during the second trip. Took two days for the part to come in. Less than one hour to replace visor. 
29000   Second broken mirror mount on different side than first repair. Also fixed under warranty. 
29000   Engine light came on. Auto zone read computer saying bad 02 sensor. Called and made appointment for 7 May. Took it to main KIA dealer and they diagnosed it as being a different sensor (not 02) that had a TSB on it that when replaced, the engine... 
38000   When coming to a stop and tach reaches 900 rpm's, the engine revs up to about 1100 rpm's and car jerks forward and makes a clunking sound. That same clunking sound is heard while driving along, leave off the gas pedal and then apply more gas. 
42000 US $35 Engine revs, car jerks forward and makes a clunking sound. That same clunking sound is heard while driving along, leave off the gas pedal and car jerks forward and makes a clunking sound. That same clunking sound is heard while driving along, leave off th Small light inside headlight housing. Owner couldn't see how to replace. Handle to lift/lower seat became very hard to move. Dealer found broken part, replaced and all is well. 
42700   Black plastic cladding under engine found by mechanic half torn off. Ordered new part and put it on the next time I stopped in. 

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2007 Kia Rondo 4dr Wagon

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

Kia Rondo in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2008 - Jun 2011
14000 mi   The emergency brake light would not activate if the brake was left on. 
22000   Car shakes when stopping. Solution was to rotate tires Still shakes on braking. 
36000 US $200 Pulsating brakes. Brakes replaced and Rotors shaved 
Kia Rondo in Texas, United States
Aug 2007 - Oct 2013
20000 mi   Airbag light came on and stays lit. Parts have been ordered. Waiting for call from dealership. 
21000   Everything was fixed same day car was taken in once new parts had arrived. Have not had any problems since. 
60000   A/C controls were going haywire when on, a/c control panel was replaced under warranty. 
Kia Rondo in Missouri, United States
Jan 2008 - Jun 2014
27000 mi US $40 Emergency brake adjustment 
67000   Headlight 
83000   Headlight, parking light, side marker light replaced 
95000   More marker lights and one parking light in front. Every bulb in the front of the cars has now been replaced. Designed to last exactly 5 years? One license plate light ordered in April, still not received and installed on 5/15/2012. Brake pads replaced, parking brake finally fixed. Original dealer could not seem to repair the parking brakes due to ____ ? Stupidity? 
107000   Window regulator lift cable snapped. 4 trips needed for repair. First trip was diagnosis and part ordered. Second trip had regulator for the wrong door, 3rd trip still didn't have the right part, 4 trip finally fixed. 
130300   Seat belt latch for driver's seat belt failed. I tried lubricating it in case it was just sticky and that didn't work. $175.00 for the part $110 for the labor. Came to over $325 with replacement of a license plate light, taxes. Starter connection loose. I didn't have tools handy so had to tow to the dealer. 
Kia Rondo in Alberta, Canada
Aug 2007 - Jun 2014
2480 mi   diagnose problem with DVD player. 
2542   Replaced faulty DVD player. Chamfered brake pads to stop brake squeel. 
31300   Problem; noise from suspension on uneven road. Solution; replace worn sway bar links on front. Problem; drivers interior door panel armrest was cracked. Solution; Replace drivers door panel. 
Kia Rondo in New Brunswick, Canada
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
2480 mi   Vehicle was delivered with faulty radiator cap. Had taken the car in 5 weeks earlier as we could smell coolant - was pressure tested OK with no charge, but smell persisted until repaired this trip. 
3100   Car failed to start intermittently. Dealer reprogrammed the keys to the interlock system. Reprogramming the keys did not work. Car failed to start several times over week following first visit. Returned with appointment. Dealer wanted to give me a new key only! Spoke to manager and demanded a new ignition interrupt/interlock unit. Part on 
4340   Replaced entire engine immobilizer unit and antenna. 

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2007 Kia Rondo 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Kia Rondo in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2007 - Mar 2010
6000 mi   Consistent pull to the right - camber not adjustable 

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2007 Kia Rondo 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Kia Rondo in Florida, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2011
  Kia Rondo computer stopped working at stop light. Dealer overnighted part from California. No problem since. 

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