The radiator should then come out though this is an effort in and of itself, as things are abit tight. Complaint Number: 10853902 Incident Date: March 20, 2016 Date Added to File: April 6, 2016 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2005 kia sorento. This vehicle was purchased at brick city motors, 316 broadway ave, newark, nj 07104. The vehicle was taken to a dealer who diagnosed that the drive belts, and crank bolt sheered off and needed to be replaced. Not to mention the numerous front and taillight bulb replacements. Ms stevens told me the work on my vehicle had not begun. Complaint Number: 10876793 Incident Date: June 24, 2016 Date Added to File: June 27, 2016 Description of the Complaint: While driving a noise comes from engine compartment.
The little pin in the sprocket broke, the balancer came off, most of the lights on the dashboard turned on, no power steering, etc. So if you bought a used kia 2004, and own it now. Thought my power steering pump had gone out. I have contacted kia several times to try to get them to pay for the repair but they have refused. A certified mechanic stated that the crank pulley bolt fractured and detached from the vehicle.
I bought it used but it was purchased at kia in huntersville,n. Upon further inspection, I found that the crankshaft pulley bolt had sheared off at the threads inside the crankshaft sprocket. No confidence in replacement parts to solve this problem. This happened twice in one day. Had bolt tightened at local shop and it failed again in 3 days!!! The bolt partially came out then seized in the crank shaft. On a scale of 1 to 10 I would say this is a 4, but there is significant risk to be aware of.
I purchased the parts and had the car towed to my mechanic. The dealer stated that the camshaft needed to be replaced. . District Court for the District of New Jersey - Yvonne Robinson et. What do you all think caused this bolt to become siezed? I wasn't the first one they had seen.
My nephew looked at it said it seemed to be the bolt coming out of harmonic balancer. Had it towed to dealership. The vehicle was then towed to the dealer kia store clarksville, 826 e lewis and clark pkwy, clarksville, in 47129, 866 545-2429 where the crankshaft was replaced, but oil started leaking from the camshaft seal after the repairs. Complaint Number: 10630157 Incident Date: November 14, 2012 Date Added to File: September 2, 2014 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2005 kia sorento. So I then call Kia and explain the problem, and they too tell me that they do not want to do it because that the timing belt was changed six months ago.
Could have killed me and my kids. Through no fault of sorento owners as told by your service mechanic scott of kia of dutchess county ny. The failure and current mileages were 66,000. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer and was told that the crankshaft position sensor failed and needed to be replaced. I don't believe the defect to be in the bolt but rather in the design of the harmonic balancer, the crank shaft and the mating of the two. Dealer indicated the crankshaft bolt broke.
If you are an original purchaser of a Class Vehicle, and you still own it, you may be eligible to obtain a repair for any crankshaft pulley bolt failure occurring after Thursday, February 16, 2017, by taking your vehicle to an authorized Kia dealership. Complaint Number: 10660442 Incident Date: November 10, 2014 Date Added to File: November 24, 2014 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2005 kia sorento. At first glance it was determined the drive belts had unfastened and the cam shaft bolt was laying on the engine pan. The crankshaft pulley was attached but not straight; offset. The bolt came right out and the pulley with it. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the engine failed and needed to be replaced.
Power steering fluid was checked but adding fluid did not solve the problem. I dont understand why there hasn't been a recall, do they need someone to be killed in an accident before they consider it a problem? When she started the vehicle, it began to shake severely and make a ticking noise. Kia is aware of this issue and has done little to nothing about it. I found out that the car I had was part of a recall and there was a lawsuit for the same issue I was having with my vehicle. Research shows many other owners reporting multiple failures of the crankshaft bolt. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer and was told that the crankshaft position sensor failed and needed to be replaced.
Anyway, the issue that I am facing is that the crankshaft bolt is seized up. Harmonic balancers are typically constructed in three pieces. I was incredibly disappointed with the lack of responsibility they are willing to take to ensure that no one is injured or worse by simply fixing a bolt. Make a line out from most vertical or horizontal tooth. The vehicle had not been repaired at the time of the complaint. The dealership said there was nothing else they could do. Since i have gotten your response i have been in a loosing battle with Kia.