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    • MasterTech
      4/26/2012 MasterTech
      The park position of the wiper motor has gone bad. Replace the wiper motor.
  • Rus
    Rus - 2005 Kia Sorento - Body & Interior - 4/24/2012
    Any time i turn on my windshield wipers My windshield wiper motor will not turn off. What could be the problem.
    I used to be able to switch between fast and slow speeds of the wipers and that would stop the motor after the cycle was through. Now it will not turn off until it decides it's ready to.
    • Slim
      4/24/2012 Slim
      You windshield wiper RELAY could be faulty. Once the relay latches (turn wipers ON), a set of separate contacts (inside of relay) are closed and current flows through it activating your wipers. When u turn the Switch OFF, that Relay should de-energize thus remove power from your wiper motor. Its a fairly new car, so i'd count out the faulty switch, so i think the Relay is at fault. It is located somewhere inside your car, but sometimes could be "built into" your windshield wiper motor assembly, so u need to replace the whole motor. You can actually HEAR the relay click (sitting quietly in your car) ON and OFF while wipers are moving. 1 click for ON, and 1 click for OFF.
      Hope that helps. Take care.
  • muchmula
    muchmula - 2009 Kia Sedona - Body & Interior - 4/19/2012
    Rear power outlets not working
    The rear power outlet does not supply power to any charger, the fuse is fine.
    0 answer
  • cameron pardy
    cameron pardy - 2008 Kia Sorento - Body & Interior - 4/16/2012
    What if the rear lights are broke
    She smashed in to a metal peol and smash the rear lights
    0 answer
  • Mike
    Mike - 2004 Kia Sorento - Body & Interior - 4/15/2012
    Both front door locks emit loud buzz when actuating locks they do work.has anyone had this repaired and what was done?
    occures all the time ,locking or unlocking
    0 answer
  • roblw80
    roblw80 - 2007 Kia Sorento - Body & Interior - 4/15/2012
    How do I remove the passenger side door panel on my 2007 Kia Sorento? Exterior door handle broke.
    My passenger side door handle broke, but I can still open it from the inside door handle. I need to know how to remove the door panel so I can find what part is broken.
    • Mike
      4/15/2012 Mike
      there are 2 plastic screws in the front part of panel and 2 in rear part of panel (door latch side) that need to be removedas well as retainers,then a screw under the small removablecover in door opener trim (small removable square)and remove handle trim under handle.
      Remove the rubber cover in door pull well in armrest and remove screw , then remove plastic wood grain trim, on curved door pull( just clips on,use small screwdriver to pry off ) them remove 2 screws in access holes. With all screws removed , pull door panel outward then lift upward to remove panel.
    JANITZA - 2003 Kia Spectra - Body & Interior - 4/13/2012
    How to install the head lights
  • DG Autoglass
    DG Autoglass - 2011 Kia Optima - Body & Interior - 4/12/2012
    Front windshield
    Need to replace it
  • Donna
    Donna - 2008 Kia Sorento - Body & Interior - 4/11/2012
    Where do I find the switch for fog light ?
    where is the fog light switch located?
    0 answer
  • hammer
    hammer - 1997 Kia Sportage - Body & Interior - 4/11/2012
    How do i replace heater core?
    • EG9 K20A3
      4/11/2012 EG9 K20A3
      I was able to change mine out in less than 4 hours. I removed the hoses, removed the glove compartment part of the dash, and cut the hump out where it resides in the air delivery system, pulled out the old one, cleaned out any liquid, slid the new one in, attached the hoses, glued the hump that I cut out back in place with silicone sealer and put the dash back together.
      I did this a few months ago and it has no issues and is working fine.
      Otherwise, look at spending 500-1000 for someone to change it out for you....they have to pull the whole dash!!!

      If you need some pictures, I can get some for you.
      [email protected]
  • cassie
    cassie - 2004 Kia Optima - Body & Interior - 3/30/2012
    Where is the ignition coil located?
    • EG9 K20A3
      3/30/2012 EG9 K20A3
      You have to remove the engine cover, they you will see 4 of those secured by a bolt or a couple of bolts. Pull them out to remove the spark plugs.

      However, you might have something which are called coil packs in which they are bunched up on the right side of the engine.

      Source: Did them my self on different models.
  • chris
    chris - 2003 Kia Sorento - Body & Interior - 3/27/2012
    What is likely cause of A/C system not blowing out cold air?
    Already recharged A/C system with freon however very little cold air comes out. Only blows cold air periodically
    • yboy82
      3/27/2012 yboy82
      The a/c compressor should be check, it is possible that your a/c clutch isn't functioning well. Also check the condition of your a/c low pressure switch.
    • HouseCallAuto
      3/27/2012 HouseCallAuto
      First confirm that the aluminum inlet pipe to the evaporator is cold or not and if the compressor is turning on or not.
  • Kobaltblu
    Kobaltblu - 2010 Kia Soul - Body & Interior - 3/21/2012
    How do i shut off the AUX (...!...) light?
    i plugged into one of the AUX to use a plug-in inflater, now the light on the dash wont go out, why wont the light go off?
    0 answer
  • muggins
    muggins - 2005 Kia Magentis - Body & Interior - 3/19/2012
    Whats wrong with my locks and windows
    my car has power windows and locks when you try to put down the windows they will not work and when i put on the rear defog the doors locks? can someone please help me
    0 answer
  • Steve J
    Steve J - 2005 Kia Sedona - Body & Interior - 3/14/2012
    My 05 Kia Sedona drivers door lock
    My 05 Kia Sedona's driver door lock buzzes loudly whenever I lock any door. The van has electric locks, but not keyless. What's causing this buzzing?
    • Spoon Sports
      3/14/2012 Spoon Sports
      Sounds like the electric motor that controls the lock arm is possibly sticking and grinding on itself causing the buzzing noise. Or it could be something inside the panel has created an issue for the arm and motor to move freely.

      Remove the interior door panel