Kia Forum banner

1 - 5 of 5 Posts

·
Registered
2011 Sorento , 2000 328i
Joined
·
3 Posts
Discussion Starter #1
2011 Sorento; V6 has bad engine knock when cold or even after it sits for 2 hrs. Brought it to dealership today and they said it was NORMAL engine noise. Engine knock normal not good KIA.
 

·
Registered
I now drive a 2003 S-10 Had an 03 LX 3.5 Sorento
Joined
·
2,476 Posts
Is it a "knock" or does it sound like there is a tick caused by low oil pressure? Does it go away?
 

·
Registered
2011 Sorento , 2000 328i
Joined
·
3 Posts
Discussion Starter #3
It is a lower engine knock ( main bearing bleeding out ? ) Goes away after 5 secs or less.
 

·
Super Moderator
1995 Procharged Mustang Cobra -- 2006 Grand Cheorkee limted Hemi.
Joined
·
4,426 Posts
What oil filter are you using? Have you checked your oil?
 

·
Registered
2012 Sorento SX,Shelby Cobra GT500,'12 Nissan Sentra,'09 Ford Focus
Joined
·
123 Posts
Normal, mine has SOME knock & RATTLEING when cold, even my 3.3L SantaFe had it when COLD! make sure you use OE oil filter and a good quality 5w-20 for winter use...Syn oil will help a tad on start-ups...
 
1 - 5 of 5 Posts
Top