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2003 Kia Sorento
3.5L 6-cyl Engine Code [1] Engine Code [1] DOHC
192 bhp. @ 5500 rpm / Torque: 217 ft. lbs. @ 3000 rpm
24 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft
3.5L - V 6-cyl (3497 cc) (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2003 Kia Sorento with engine code [1]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SJ
    -25 To 40C  »  10W-30
    Above -10C  »  20W-40, 20W-50
    Above -15C  »  15W-40, 15W-50
    Above -25C  »  10W-40, 10W-50
    Below -10C  »  5W-20 [1]
    Below 10C  »  5W-30 [1]
    Below 20C  »  5W-40 [1]
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Transfer Case

  4. Front Differential

    Standard Differential, Front  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTQT)

    Limited Slip Differential, Front  »  GL-5*

    All TEMPS  »  85W-90 [2]
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  5. Rear Differential

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear  »  GL-5*

    All TEMPS  »  85W-90 [2]
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Standard Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTQT)
  6. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid  »  PS010

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)
  7. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  8. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  9. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Restricted by driving and climate conditions.
    [2] Fill with oil designated for use in limited slip
    differentials.
    [3] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3

  10. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.4 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  11 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 4 Speed Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed 4 Speed  »  11.5 liters
    Differential, Front  »  1.3 liters
    Differential, Rear  »  1.6 liters
    Transfer Case, U/K TRC  »  1.4 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  11. Chassis Lubrication

  12. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  25-33 ft/lbs
    Transfer Case
    Fill Plug 28-38 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 28-38 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Absolute Efficiency Oil Filter (EA15K20) [1]
    Oil Filter WIX 51334 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter WIX 42164 Air Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Replaces the Ea15k46, which will still work for this vehicle
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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AMO 10W-40 Premium Protection Motor Oil (AMO)

For use in both gasoline and diesel engines. Offers multi-functionality and wear protection. Ideal for applications where the extra protection of a higher-viscosity oil is desired. Excellent for motor homes and older vehicles, as well as many types o...
XLO 10W-40 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLO)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
ATF Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTF OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
AGL SEVERE GEAR 80W-90 (AGL)

A multi-functional lubricant designed to surpass the requirements of equipment and automotive applications calling for an SAE 80W-90 viscosity grade. Formulated with wax-free synthetic base oils and high-quality additives, AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® res...
SVG 75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
SVT 75W-110 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVT)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are engineered for high-demand applications, including trailer towing, heavy hauling, 4X4 off-road driving, commercial use and racing. Protects gears and bearings from scoring and wea...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
PSF Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

AMSOIL Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid provides excellent wear protection. Its synthetic formulation delivers better lubricity and reduced friction, resulting in cooler operating temperatures, longer component life and quieter operation....
GLC Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease NLGI #2 (GLC)

AMSOIL Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease is qualified against the highest grease standards and designed for multiple-use applications. Composed of premium-quality synthetic base oils and calcium sulfonate complex thickeners, Multi-Purpose Grease provide...
GWR Synthetic Water Resistant Grease NLGI#2 (GWR)

Superior Lubrication and Protection in Automotive and Industrial Applications With Extensive Exposure to Water Package sizes include: 3-oz. Cartridges (not sold individually, comes in a pack of 3) 3-oz. Cartridges (case of 10) 14-oz. Cartri...
GRG DOMINATOR Synthetic Racing Grease (GRG)

Exceptional High-Speed/High-Temperature Performance. AMSOIL DOMINATOR® Synthetic Racing Grease is engineered to protect high-performance bearings and chassis components in racing applications operated on snow, dirt, water or track. Package siz...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
amsoil oil filter AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters

AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters feature synthetic nanofiber technology for maximum efficiency. Guaranteed for up to 15,000 miles or up to 25,000 miles, depending on application, when used with AMSOIL synthetic motor oil.
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Transfer case fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: Lubricant used in the transfer case.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Front differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: The liquid used for lubricating gears inside the differential.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Rear differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Lubricant that permits quiet and low friction operation of the differential. Can be gear oil, transmission fluid, or a more specialized fluid specified by the manufacturer.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Hinges, locks & latches
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The devices that allow or prevent the opening of doors and hatches.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Check level
Item:
Manual transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
37
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling a manual transmission.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.19
Parts Units:
4.7
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Air conditioning system
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The system of receiver/dryer, evaporator, condenser, compressor, refrigerant lines, controls and valves that allow for the controlled refrigeration of the air present in or entering a vehicle's interior.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect boots & seals
Item:
Drive shafts
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The shaft(s) that connect the transmission or transfer case to the differential(s) in a rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Clutch fluid
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The liquid used in a hydraulic clutch system that helps disengage the clutch from the flywheel.
Distance:
22,500 miles (36,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Front differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: The liquid used for lubricating gears inside the differential.
Distance:
22,500 miles (36,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Rear differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
7
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Lubricant that permits quiet and low friction operation of the differential. Can be gear oil, transmission fluid, or a more specialized fluid specified by the manufacturer.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Emissions hoses & tubes
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Hoses and tubes utilized by any of a vehicle's emission control devices.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel lines & hoses
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The tubing that carries fuel throughout a vehicle.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Ball joints
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Movable joints in the steering linkage and suspension system of a vehicle that permit rotating movement in any direction between the parts that are joined.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Chassis & body
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The frame that serves as a base for some types of vehicles, and the panels that enclose it and the passenger compartment which in turn determines a vehicle's appearance.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The system that stores and circulates coolant throughout (water cooled) engines to prevent overheating. Some vehicles have air-cooled engines in which high-speed airflow is sufficient to keep the engine cool.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Disc brake system
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system heat shields
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Metal and/or metal-fiberglass insulated panels that protect selected areas from exhaust heat.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The mechanical brake connected by cables to either a ratcheting hand lever or foot pedal used to hold or apply a vehicle's rear and sometimes front brakes while left unattended or under conditions of hydraulic circuit failure. Sometimes referred to as the emergency brake.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering operation & linkages
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The arrangement of rods and lubricated joints connecting the steering gearbox to the wheel spindles.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
U-joints
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Universal joints, which are flexible joints used on drive shafts that are composed of two U-shaped yokes that share a common cross-shaped member.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Check
Item:
Idle speed
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The RPM of the engine free from load (all accessories off), at normal operating temperature and in neutral (or, in the case of an automatic transmission, park or neutral).
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2.9
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A replaceable metal or plastic canister that prevents particulate matter and most contaminants in the fuel from reaching the engine.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
3.5
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Spark plug wires
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge the spark plug(s).
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
1.6
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A replaceable metal or plastic canister that prevents particulate matter and most contaminants in the fuel from reaching the engine.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A replaceable metal or plastic canister that prevents particulate matter and most contaminants in the fuel from reaching the engine.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A replaceable metal or plastic canister that prevents particulate matter and most contaminants in the fuel from reaching the engine.
Distance:
210,000 miles (336,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).
Distance:
210,000 miles (336,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A replaceable metal or plastic canister that prevents particulate matter and most contaminants in the fuel from reaching the engine.
Distance:
270,000 miles (432,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).
Distance:
270,000 miles (432,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A replaceable metal or plastic canister that prevents particulate matter and most contaminants in the fuel from reaching the engine.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2002-01-01
Bulletin Number:
54
NHTSA Item Number:
637360

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on the new 2003 kia sorento. ( nhtsa item number - 637360 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-01-01
Bulletin Number:
54
NHTSA Item Number:
637362

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding 2003 sorento training. ( nhtsa item number - 637362 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-01-01
Bulletin Number:
54
NHTSA Item Number:
637365

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding accessories for the 2003 sorento. ( nhtsa item number - 637365 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-01-01
Bulletin Number:
54
NHTSA Item Number:
637380

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding sorento highlights. ( nhtsa item number - 637380 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-12-01
Bulletin Number:
010
NHTSA Item Number:
10000034

Component Description: Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: Electronic power steering (eps) logic change to improve steering feel. ( nhtsa item number - 10000034 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-01-01
Bulletin Number:
025
NHTSA Item Number:
10001029

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rattle noise from the jack compartment when driving on rough road surfaces. ( nhtsa item number - 10001029 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-01-01
Bulletin Number:
029
NHTSA Item Number:
10001041

Component Description: Seat belts:front:buckle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service campaign to inspect and reposition the driver seat belt buckle wire harness. ( nhtsa item number - 10001041 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-02-01
Bulletin Number:
010103
NHTSA Item Number:
10001170

Component Description: Seat belts:front:buckle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding the driver side seat belt wire harness. ( nhtsa item number - 10001170 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-05-01
Bulletin Number:
031
NHTSA Item Number:
10001682

Component Description: Structure:body:hood.

Service Bulletin Summary: Hood anti-corrosion treatment. ( nhtsa item number - 10001682 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-12-01
Bulletin Number:
006
NHTSA Item Number:
10016851

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Enhanced diagnosis and repair for p0446/p2422. ( nhtsa item number - 10016851 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-01-01
Bulletin Number:
85
NHTSA Item Number:
10018506

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: 2003-2005 clocks not holding time or resetting - frequently asked questions. ( nhtsa item number - 10018506 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-04-01
Bulletin Number:
029
NHTSA Item Number:
10015248

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin provides information related to replacement of the air bag diagnostic unit (adu). Some owners may complain of the srs warning light illumination resulting in one or more seat track position sensor diagnostic trouble codes (dt ( nhtsa item number - 10015248 ).

Bulletin Date:
2006-01-01
Bulletin Number:
92
NHTSA Item Number:
10019926

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control:crankcase (pcv).

Service Bulletin Summary: Crankshaft bolt torque. ( nhtsa item number - 10019926 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-04-01
Bulletin Number:
013
NHTSA Item Number:
10021446

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Throttle position sensor w/ 3. 5l engines. ( nhtsa item number - 10021446 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-07-01
Bulletin Number:
072
NHTSA Item Number:
10022518

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Crankshaft bolt replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 10022518 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-05-01
Bulletin Number:
073
NHTSA Item Number:
10025153

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Sorento icv replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 10025153 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-08-01
Bulletin Number:
KT-200808220
NHTSA Item Number:
10026726

Component Description: (A) Exterior lighting:brake lights., (B) Exterior lighting:tail lights., (C) Parking brake:indicator light.

Service Bulletin Summary: Kia: all models. Article provides information relating to the improved durability of bulb life for rear combination bulb; rear stop lamp/tail lamp bulb utilized on multiple kia models. ( nhtsa item number - 10026726 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-12-01
Bulletin Number:
KT-200812090
NHTSA Item Number:
10028268

Component Description: (A) Exterior lighting., (B) Exterior lighting:headlights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Kia: head light bulb life concern. There may be concerns of short headlamp bulb life in vehicles. A new resistive wire harness has been introduced to extend the life of the low beam bulbs. ( nhtsa item number - 10028268 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-11-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-044
NHTSA Item Number:
10033464

Component Description: (A) Electrical system: software., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Kia: ecm upgrade with tp sensor replacement-mil on with dtc p2135/p0638. Information related to ecm software and tp sensor upgrade on some vehicles with 2. 7l engines which may experience a malfunction indicator lamp (mil) illuminated with ( nhtsa item number - 10033464 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-05-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-068
NHTSA Item Number:
10034246

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Kia: intermittent mil on with no fault code stored; information about dtc p1330. Provides information relating to certain vehicles. In affected vehicles an intermittent short to ground in a circuit only intended for testing purposes may c ( nhtsa item number - 10034246 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-11-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-019
NHTSA Item Number:
10037420

Component Description: (A) Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly:filler pipe and cap., (B) Fuel system, other:fuel filter.

Service Bulletin Summary: Kia: fuel tank air filter reminder. The air filter can accumulate dirt over time and needs to be maintained. ( nhtsa item number - 10037420 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-01-01
Bulletin Number:
034
NHTSA Item Number:
10037693

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Kia: there may be erratic shifting, shift shock, and a malfunction light on with stored trouble codes. This is caused by a problem within the transfer motor. ( nhtsa item number - 10037693 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SC092
NHTSA Item Number:
10043654

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Kia: fuel tank air filter replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 10043654 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-01-01
Bulletin Number:
PS233
NHTSA Item Number:
10060226

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10060226 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
KIA
Model(s):
SORENTO
Year(s):
2003
Manufacturer:
KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC.
NHTSA ID:
05V353000
Recall Date:
August 4th, 2005
Units Affected:
2,935

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings.

Summary: Certain sport utility vehicles may experience a fuel leak from fuel tubes near the fuel tank due to an interference fit with the vehicle floor panel. .

Conequence: Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace a section of the fuel line. The recall began on october 10, 2005. Owners may contact kia at 1-800-333-4542. .

Notes: Kia recall no. Sc-052. Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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