Kia Borrego V6 EX 4WD Metallic Bronze, Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Limited
Hi folks....I am a lurker, but I now feel the necessity to post. I purchased my '09 Balooga(it's what my family calls it) in June and so far have absolutely loved it....seems to do just what we need and has replaced my '03 Honda Pilot with 170K miles which started having some issues and thought it was time to move on. This is a V6 4WD model. Well...my Balooga had the not so uncommon issue with the lights(ESC and Incline) coming on and would go out when I would turn it off and restart the motor....I couldn't push the buttons and get them off either. I took it to one of my local dealers to get it checked out and some other minor little items looked at....I got a call from them and it was a good thing I was sitting down because they told me they were dealing with Kia and that there is a Transmission Module that costs $6800!!!! Yes...that's right....$6800!!!! They did call back and Kia wants them to try a 4WD module that has been a problem and causing some of the same issues, but if that doesn't work, who knows!!! So far I am very happy with my service I have received, but who knows what will happen before this is all over with. I only have just under 22K miles. I also informed them that I do NOT want a rebuilt tranny and they said that is not something Kia is known to do anyway. Just thought I'd pass on the news I have and all of the rest of you having this problem and still under warranty....don't wait until your warranty is over with. They did mention the brake switch, but I guess the codes my unit threw must have been different than the "norm". Also, thanks for all the others who post here....it all helps!!!