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2007 Kia Sorento Repair Histories

55 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2007 Kia Sorento. 18 of these members (32.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 44 repairs to 2007 Kia Sorentos--an average of 0.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2007 Kia Sorento repairs by problem area

Chart based on 44 repairs.

2007 Kia Sorento repair cost distribution

Chart based on 10 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 Sorento 4dr SUV

turbocharged 168hp 2.5L I4 Diesel 5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Kia Sorento in Victoria, Australia
Jan 2010 - Apr 2011
24794 mi   Replaced diff centre due to bearing failure 
25420   Rear diff bearing failure 
37200   Leaking sump gasket 
39060   Turned out to be gasket leak at turbo mount, awaiting parts. 

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2007 Kia Sorento 4dr SUV

turbocharged 168hp 2.5L I4 Diesel 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

Kia Sorento in Great Britain
Nov 2009 - Feb 2012
77000 mi £1000 ABS light came on. Abs module ordered and replaced. 
88000   Sump corrosion causing oil leak. Although 18 months outside of warranty all work completed free by Kia main dealer. Had to wait for part to be delivered from Korea over Christmas period. 

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2007 Kia Sorento 4dr SUV

262-horsepower 3.8L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Kia Sorento in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2011 - Jun 2012
10000 mi US $100 Tire pressure sensor 
Kia Sorento in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2014
42000 mi US $150 Replaced rotors that were warped with new slotted and drilled rotors that hopefully won't warp. 
96000   ABS/ESC light came on. Had to replace rear wheel sensor 
99300   Master cylinder had to be replaced. Brakes failed without warning or any warning lights ever coming on. 
Kia Sorento in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2013 - Jul 2014
54000 mi US $700 throttle position sensor in the gas pedal was bad, and a rear wheel speed sensor , too. Both replaced at the dealer, for a fee 50% higher than industry standards, according to the internet. 
Kia Sorento in Louisiana, United States
Aug 2010 - Mar 2011
62000 mi US $215 Neither item replaced fixed the problem. Has been suggested that the right front wheel sensor might be the problem. Will try this next Same lights still on. Kia tech suggested brake switch. Replaced brake switch. Did not fix problem Took in for check engine, ABS, and ESC lights. KIA has 10/100,000 miles powertrain warranty, and 5/60,000 everything else. Dealer said vehicle speed sensor and clockspring needs replacing, and neither is covered, Will do owner repair. 
67000   Replaced speed sensor. Took about 10 min to replace. 
67000   Replaced clockspring. 

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2007 Kia Sorento 4dr SUV

262-horsepower 3.8L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

Kia Sorento in New York, United States
Feb 2009 - Sep 2013
98000 mi US $1300 Front wheel bearings froze and stopped the 4wdLow from engaging. Transfer Case Control Module had to be replaced at my cost. Front axles had to be replaced due to severity of bearings. 

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2007 Kia Sorento 4dr SUV

262-horsepower 3.8L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Kia Sorento in South Australia, Australia
Sep 2009 - Jun 2014
24180 mi   intermittent loss of power steering after highway ride of at least 1 hour, replacement of power steering pump ordered and replaced 
Kia Sorento in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2008 - Jun 2012
14000 mi   Rotor repair-cost covered by warranty 
28000   Defect in passenger air bag sensor. Factory recall. Problem returned in less than a week, then went away before had chance to take it back to the shop. 
30000   Corrosion on ESC connectors that caused engine light and ESC OFF lights to come on, and a total loss of power. Dealer cleaned connectors. Appears to be successfully repaired. 
32000   Repeat of ESC problem from June. TPS sensor replaced this time. Not resolved, happened again a week later. Not taken back yet. 
34000   Repeat of ESC problem, 3rd trip to dealer in 2 months. Vehicle left me sitting at stop light, dealer had to come get me. Sensor in gas pedal replaced this time. So far no repeats of problem. They drove vehicle to shop. No other issues 
46300   Replacement of front passenger side wheel bearing 
47000 US $65 Front passenger rotor. Repaired at purchase by dealer, but recurrence of problem after warranty on part expired. 
120000   Worn tie rod end found during repair of wheel bearing Replaced wheel bearing. Noise noticed by owner Replaced upper ball joint. Problem found when wheel bearing replaced 
Kia Sorento in Vermont, United States
Feb 2008 - Sep 2014
2450 mi   Interior hood lever unhooked from cable. Was reconnected. 
6118   Ground wire broke off of rear wiper motor. Was reconnected. 
6240   Brake light switch stopped working. New one installed 
49000   The ABS and ESC lights came on. The dealer determined that the right front wheel speed sensor is bad. They ordered the part and Ill have to go back to get it installed. Right front wheel speed sensor was replaced 

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