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  1. Pacosworld
    07-09-2014 10:23 PM - permalink
    Pacosworld
    Hi. I'm going to guess the mechanic didn't bleed all the air from the system. If you look at the power steering fluid reservoir after you shut the engine off, you may see some bubbling in the fluid or it seems whitish. That's usually a good indication of air in the system. It takes time to get all the air out when it isn't bled right. If it doesn't get quieter over a few days, I'd take it back and have them figure out where exactly the noise is.
  2. jdinstpete
    07-09-2014 06:30 PM - permalink
    jdinstpete
    Hi. i read your response to the following post: http://www.kia-forums.com/kia-carniv...ing-noise.html

    your response said to have the mechanic check the A/C idler pulley.

    I have a 2006 kia sedona. it was making a slight whining noise. took it to mechanic. he said the high pressure power steering hose had a leak. he filled up power steering fluid and noise went away. we got the new hose and took it to mechanic to replace 2 months later. fluid was down a little when i took it in and whine was barely audible. got the van back from the mechanic and the whine is really loud! can you tell me what might have happened? could it be the A/C idler pulley or do you think it is power steering pump. why would replacing the hose cause the noise to increase exponentially? any help would be appreciated.

    Thanx.

    Jeff
  3. mtsaz
    10-17-2013 03:06 PM - permalink
    mtsaz
    HI, can you help me get onto kia tech info? i have done all I can find, tried IE 10, IE 10 compatibility mode, downloaded adobe svc or sbc or whatever, and no matter what I do, I get the message, "please review the privacy ---". I dont know if you are the person or not, but if you can help or direct me, thanks!
  4. smylesspencer
    07-11-2013 08:20 PM - permalink
    smylesspencer
    Did you ever fix your front drive line. I have the same issue.
  5. cammac1989
    08-08-2012 08:45 PM - permalink
    cammac1989
    I cant find my DRL on my 2003 sorento. Can you help me locate it!!! Thanks!
  6. boricua2011
    12-21-2010 11:49 AM - permalink
    boricua2011
    were would i find a copy of the kia pitstop 11-30-2010 which speaks about the blackberry conectivity?
  7. Pacosworld
    10-28-2010 11:27 PM - permalink
    Pacosworld
    Not sure which link your talkind about, but based on the year of the vehicle, it is out of warranty. I'm not sure whether you were talking about the idler pulley that runs with the A/C belt or the A/C compressor pulley, but both were only covered under the basic 5 year/60k warranty, assuming that you are in the US. Seeing how your van is an 03, it would be out of warranty unless this was replaced within 12 months/12k miles by a Kia dealer.
  8. 10downie
    10-28-2010 07:36 AM - permalink
    10downie
    hi new to site,kia sedona 2003 worn idler pulley air con,went to your link (very impressed)will dealer replace under warranty.please post back answer.

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    1990 VW Corrado SC 1.8L, 2005 Kia Spectra EX
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