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2006 Kia Sedona Repair Histories

112 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 Kia Sedona. 53 of these members (47.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 242 repairs to 2006 Kia Sedonas--an average of 2.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2006 Kia Sedona repairs by problem area

Chart based on 242 repairs.

2006 Kia Sedona repair cost distribution

Chart based on 70 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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2006 Kia Sedona

Engine not specified

Kia Sedona in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2006 - Mar 2010
5580 mi   The third gear quit on the transmission, the dealer emergency ordered on overnight, and had it back to me the next day. 

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2006 Kia Sedona 4dr Minivan, ext.

244-horsepower 3.8L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Kia Sedona in New York, United States
Jan 2007 - Oct 2014
2000 mi   Had a steering wheel shake at speeds over 60, they had to replace two wheel rims, both on the left. 
6000 US $30 They replaced back right wheel and tire. It helped but it still vibrates at 72 mph 
10000   Steering wheel vibration while applying brakes 
11000   Air Bag light came on, they had to replace safety belt latch. 
16000   Check engine light came on flashing, then solid. Engine misfire from computer, did a software update, problem fixed. 
20000   Noise from front left suspension. Replaced worn tie-rod. 
26000   Bushing in rear, right side suspension had to be replaced 
37000   passenger side headlight replaced 
38000   Brake pads replaced on all four wheels, rotors were resurfaced 
47000   Left sliding door could not be closed. Drove to dealer with it open, they replaced the door latch. 
47000   replaced bushings in front suspension 
87000   replace lower left ball joint 
88000   intake tube replaced 
89300   Throttle body needed replaceing 
93000   Control arms rusted and rear springs 
Kia Sedona in Ohio, United States
Dec 2006 - Jul 2007
1000 mi   The t.p.m.s.light come on,it went off after the next start.Was told there was to much air pressure in the tires.(I HAVE MY TIRES FILLED WITH NITROGEN SINCE THE VAN WAS NEW)Think this was a cop out, since nitrogen psi does not change very much. 
Kia Sedona in Puerto Rico
Nov 2006 - Mar 2010
7000 mi   Air conditioning start to make a loud noise 
7500   A/C compressor replaced - front wheel brake disk replaced - CD Radio Replaced ( Cd malfunction) - both side rear passenger door latches replaced 
8000   vibration on front train 
9000   A/C stop cooling and loud noise return vibration return on front train 
Kia Sedona in Alberta, Canada
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
16058 mi   passenger heated seat 
27900   Compass and temprature cluster had to be replaced Compass not working proper 
Kia Sedona in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2006 - Mar 2015
10000 mi   Brakes made noise when cold, dealer replaced rear calipers with updated versions. Took about 3 hours. 
12000   Early Model Sedona Vans have timing chain tensioners which allow slack upon start-up. I noticed a little rattle for 2-3 seconds after start-up and then read a notice issued to dealers prior to a forthcoming TSB. Mentioned to service rep and she arranged 
23000   Check engine warning - dealer reports I needed updated (reflash) programing to avoid a false temp warning, no actual problem with cooling system reported or evident. 
35000   Air conditioning leak, coupler or seal replaced. 
48000   Wheel sensor for antilock brakes/ESP replaced 
61000 US $148 Air not very cold ... recharged system 
91000   Replace bushings 
Kia Sedona in Texas, United States
Jan 2007 - Jan 2011
8000 mi   warranty replacement of driver window outer molding and tightening of driver door strap bolt. 
13000   Sliding doors occasionally do not latch. 2-3X a week. Dealer could not duplicate. 
41000   Idler pulley bearings were worn. Replaced pulley. 
58000   tapping behind console when engine turned off. 
107000 US $4000 All the seals (valve cover, oil pan, timing chain cover) were leaking. This was discovered during the annual state inspection. Engine light also on. This was an 02 sensor. 

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2006 Kia Sedona 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Kia Sedona in Ohio, United States
May 2007 - Mar 2010
10000 mi   Car would not start about 40 miles from home. Radio and all other electrical items (doors, lights, etc.) worked. Dealer replaced junction box (IPM). After reviewing KIA's website there appears to be a "Tech Times" for this problem. There also appears 
Kia Sedona in Maryland, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
5000 mi   I have had issues with the TPMS, parking brake, and check engine light 
Kia Sedona in Ohio, United States
Dec 2006 - Jan 2007

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