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2008 Kia Sportage repairs by problem area

Engine (30%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (22%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (22%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (0%)

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2008 Kia Sportage 4dr SUV

turbocharged 138hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-speed manual AWD

54000 mi AC compressor needed to be replaced. The diagnosis was delayed because the dealer's equipment was faulty. When it was fixed the compressor needed to be ordered so 3 trips to sort it. 

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2008 Kia Sportage 4dr SUV

turbocharged 138hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 4-speed shiftable automatic AWD

30360 mi Door lock switch on drivers side was serviced. 
42780 mi Replaced tail gate electrical locking unit on the tail gate. Repair succeswsful. 

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2008 Kia Sportage 4dr SUV

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

53940 mi

C $300
Antenna coil assembly - immobilizer replaced. Filter-air cleaner 
38700 mi Remote starter stopped working with heater 

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2008 Kia Sportage Electrical Problems

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