I was provided a rental car until the service was complete. The vehicle lurched whenever the shifter was moved from P to R to N to D and back. A rental car was provided, but is on a day-to-day basis. Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level. Putting the car into drive I heard more loud noises. I had to place the car in neutral apply er brake.
The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnosis where they were unable to diagnose or duplicate the failure. Very disappointed with mileage on this vehicle also. The vehicle was towed to the dealer who stated that the drive train and the transmission failed. Again I was on the highway with my I year old. The second-generation Sorento introduced Kia's new design language, and introduced new features and technology that would later become available on other Kia models. The cruise control has broken 3 times and is still broken.
Subtract the third row, and the Sorento is one of the roomiest stuff swallowers in the segment, offering 73 cubes of room with the second row folded and 37 with it up. I received a call from the dealership informing me that Kia had issued a transmission software upgrade, so after the update my car was driving like new again. The cruise control has broken 3 times and is still broken. Very violent event when it occurs, with an instantaneous bang and corresponding immediate loss of speed. They told me that I could drive the rental car back to Arkansas but would have to come get the Sorento when it was ready. Mileage at the last service was 33k. We called roadside assistance and vehicle was towed to kia dealership and transmission is being replaced.
Transmission locked in 4th gear until engine shut off and restarted. The failure mileage was 45,600 and the current mileage was 60,200. After a while my husband was able to get the car in park. Backed up slowly and carefully. I call Kia Corp and the just took my name and provided me with a case. The changes brought a whole slew of problems, including a frustrating problem where the. Towed twice to dealer but they were unable to replicate the issue in the mileage that they drove it.
The vehicle was not repaired. I then called the dealership I bought my sorento from and made an appt to take it in the following day. On the third time that it went back, they decided to put a new transmission in it. The contact had to shut off the engine to allow the vehicle to cool in order to proceed with driving. It has actually happened to her three times in the past week, once last week and twice today. Com consumer care website: 2011 sorento lx 4cyl awd transmission has locked up multiple times. The failure mileage was 3,000 and the current mileage was 5,000.
Complaint Number: 10392274 Incident Date: March 18, 2011 Date Added to File: March 20, 2011 Description of the Complaint: Transmission failed on a 2011 kia sorento with 22k miles on it. The vehicle later made its European debut at the 2014. On 04 Aug 2011, while at bank, multiple warning lights came on and vehicle, with my spouse, a us naval veteran and disabled , when she could not put vehicle in park, neutral, or reverse. Just enough that I can feel it. Driving with a flawed or damaged transmission could be very dangerous, hence the condition of various components of the transmission needs to be evaluated at a regular interval and if damaged should be repaired or replaced in appropriate time. I had to call Kia and was advised me to go to any Kia authorized dealership within my area to get it fix, but they didn't offered me an car loan option while hypothetical repair takes place. Kia dealership reported transmission and driveshaft would need to be replaced.
A panoramic sunroof is also standard, as are alloy wheels. Don't let this be Toyota. Some shifting problems include falling out of gear, gears shifting on their own, and gears jerking when being shifted. I then left for an appointment and the car would not shift out of p. I was stopped at a traffic light and heard a very loud boom sound. I had to call Kia and was advised me to go to any Kia authorized dealership within my area to get it fix, but they didn't offered me an car loan option while hypothetical repair takes place.
More noticeable at higher speeds. Vehicle did not shift or drive correctly afterwards. The dealer was very nice but without Kia's approval would not keep the car long enough to find the problem. Our discount used Kia Sorento transmissions come directly from a dependable network of modern junk yards. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer and was told that the transmission needed to be replaced.