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2004 Kia Sorento Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

56 TrueDelta members own a 2004 Kia Sorento. 8 of these members (14.3%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 5 transmission and drivetrain repairs to 2004 Kia Sorentos--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2004 Kia Sorento problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Don't infer 2004 Kia Sorento problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2004 Kia Sorento repairs by problem area

53% of the 2004 Kia Sorento repairs were to the engine, 9% to the transmission, 5% to the brakes, 15% to the suspension, 4% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 4% to the body and trim, and 11% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 55 repairs.

2004 Kia Sorento transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the 2004 Kia Sorento transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 29% cost less than $100, 43% between $100 and $499, and 29% between $500 and $999.

Chart based on 7 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2004 Kia Sorento Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2004 Kia Sorento

Engine not specified

Kia Sorento in South Africa
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2011 119040    
120280 1000 Replaced Clutch Slave Cylinder 
Kia Sorento in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2010 45260    
46500 800 RH outer CV Joint Bearings shot. They could not get it apart, b/c of rust in outer spline. Had RF Drivetrain replaced. used. I took old unit home and inspected. found no sign of attempt to dissassemble with a little heat I got it apart. 
 

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2004 Kia Sorento 4dr SUV

192-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

Kia Sorento in Northern Territory, Australia
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 75640    
79360 0 Clutch pedal gets very low - enagagement point inconsistent - like fade. 
 
Kia Sorento in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
500 New transfer case 
 

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2004 Kia Sorento 4dr SUV

192-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Kia Sorento in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 76880    
78120 325 replace external transmission hose/line. 
90520  

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