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2006 Kia Sedona repairs by problem area

Engine (25%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (12%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (33%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 251 repairs.

2006 Kia Sedona repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (12%)

$500 - $999 (25%)

$100 - $499 (45%)

< $100 (13%)

Chart based on 76 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
Jan 2007

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
Apr 2007

2000 mi
Had a steering wheel shake at speeds over 60, they had to replace two wheel rims, both on the left. 
Oct 2007

6000 mi

US $30
They replaced back right wheel and tire. It helped but it still vibrates at 72 mph 
Nov 2007

10000 mi
Steering wheel vibration while applying brakes 
Jan 2008

11000 mi
Air Bag light came on, they had to replace safety belt latch. 
Jul 2008

16000 mi
Check engine light came on flashing, then solid. Engine misfire from computer, did a software update, problem fixed. 
Dec 2008

20000 mi
Noise from front left suspension. Replaced worn tie-rod. 
May 2009

26000 mi
Bushing in rear, right side suspension had to be replaced 
Jan 2010

37000 mi

US $30
passenger side headlight replaced 
Mar 2010

38000 mi

US $500
Brake pads replaced on all four wheels, rotors were resurfaced 
Jul 2010

47000 mi
Left sliding door could not be closed. Drove to dealer with it open, they replaced the door latch. 
Oct 2010

47000 mi

US $35
replaced bushings in front suspension 
Feb 2013

87000 mi

US $200
replace lower left ball joint 
May 2013

88000 mi

US $120
intake tube replaced 
Jul 2013

89300 mi

US $620
Throttle body needed replaceing 
Dec 2013

93000 mi

US $1098
Control arms rusted and rear springs 
Kia Sedona in Ohio, United States
Dec 2006 - Jul 2007
May 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
Mar 2007

7000 mi
Air conditioning start to make a loud noise 
Apr 2007

7500 mi
A/C compressor replaced - front wheel brake disk replaced - CD Radio Replaced ( Cd malfunction) - both side rear passenger door latches replaced 
May 2007

8000 mi
vibration on front train 
Jul 2007

9000 mi
A/C stop cooling and loud noise return vibration return on front train 
Kia Sedona in Alberta, Canada
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2007

16058 mi
passenger heated seat 
Oct 2007

27900 mi
Compass and temprature cluster had to be replaced Compass not working proper 
Kia Sedona in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2006 - Mar 2015
Nov 2006

10000 mi
Brakes made noise when cold, dealer replaced rear calipers with updated versions. Took about 3 hours. 
Jan 2007

12000 mi
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 
Dec 2007

23000 mi
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. 
Jun 2009

35000 mi
Air conditioning leak, coupler or seal replaced. 
Jul 2010

48000 mi
Wheel sensor for antilock brakes/ESP replaced 
Jul 2011

61000 mi

US $148
Air not very cold ... recharged system 
Jun 2014

91000 mi

US $250
Replace bushings 
Kia Sedona in Texas, United States
Jan 2007 - Jan 2011
Jun 2007

8000 mi
warranty replacement of driver window outer molding and tightening of driver door strap bolt. 
Aug 2007

13000 mi
Sliding doors occasionally do not latch. 2-3X a week. Dealer could not duplicate. 
Oct 2008

41000 mi
Idler pulley bearings were worn. Replaced pulley. 
May 2009

58000 mi
tapping behind console when engine turned off. 
Jan 2011

107000 mi

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
Jul 2007

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
Mar 2007

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
Jan 2007

5000 mi

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2006 Kia Sedona Repair Histories

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