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Kia Rondo repairs by problem area

Engine (29%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (2%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (23%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (27%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 364 repairs.
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Kia Rondo other repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (4%)

$100 - $499 (22%)

< $100 (74%)

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Chart based on 23 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Kia Rondo 4dr Wagon

182-horsepower 2.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

73000 mi

US $535
Both front springs broken. Parts not available. Car was at dealer for a week, but they did supply a loaner. Had purchased ext warranty which covered all but the $100 deductible. 
100440 mi

C $38
New wiper arms assembly installed. 
50000 mi Front tires valve stems are frozen and couldn't be removed to allow air to escape when tires were replace. 
53100 mi Replaced air pressor sensors. 
59520 mi seat belt rear right replaced, did not pull out properly brake service machine rotors, wheels replaced 5 weeks later wheel fly off on freeway, adjuster and mechanic believe overtightened 

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2008 Kia Rondo 4dr Wagon

162-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

62400 mi Rear passenger power door lock sometimes doesn't unlock or lock (It makes a sound as if it's working. Dealer replaced inside cable. No charge, even though just out of warranty. 
63240 mi Kia fixed/replaced Cable in left-side door (was not locking/unlocking). No charge/no work report. Same day pick-up.  

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2007 Kia Rondo

Engine not specified

3000 mi somehow leaves made their way under the hood and settled near ac vents so we were getting a bad smell everytime we put the a/c on.They cleaned out the leaves and sprayed sanitizer in the area, never has happened to any of my other vehicled seems like the 

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2007 Kia Rondo 4dr Wagon

182-horsepower 2.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

42000 mi

US $35
Handle to lift/lower seat became very hard to move. Dealer found broken part, replaced and all is well. 
44300 mi

US $45
Black plastic cladding under engine found by mechanic half torn off. Ordered new part and put it on the next time I stopped in. 
52000 mi

US $125
Slow leak from left front tire. Required replacement of tire valve (non-TPMS). A new TPMS valve needs to be installed by the dealer. 
54000 mi

US $100
TPMS valve was defective. 
1000 mi The speedometer/odometer reads high. Dealer confirmed the problem but KIA told the dealer not to fix the problem. That it is normal for the speedometer/odometer to read up to 10% high. 
8000 mi

US $13
Tire valve corroded causing tire to go flat. Dealer refused to check valves. They are not allowed to check them and did not understand electrolysis corrosion.  

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2007 Kia Rondo 4dr Wagon

162-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

58000 mi airbag light came on; needed a part to repair; still under bumper to bumper 
56000 mi Required a computer software update. 
128000 mi

US $475
Cable snapped in rear window mechanism. Window would not raise or lower 
22000 mi Car shakes when stopping. Solution was to rotate tires 
107000 mi Window regulator lift cable snapped. 4 trips needed for repair. First trip was diagnosis and part ordered. Second trip had regulator for the wrong door, 3rd trip still didn't have the right part, 4 trip finally fixed. 
143356 mi

US $351
Replace worn tires. 

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