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#154 of 250 2006 Kia Sedona - Hesitation
Sep 16, 2009 (12:52 pm)
Was recently driving on the highway (with my two infant children) when while going up a slight incline the van started to miss and hesitate. I pulled over-rev'd the engine hoping it would clear out any richness-this did not work. I shut the engine off - waited a few seconds and restarted-still the engine felt like it was missing. Finally after allowing the engine to sit (not running) for a minute, I restarted it and it ran fine. Drove it for approximately another 30 miles will no problem.. This has occurred twice with this vehicle. Has anyone had a similar problem??
#155 of 250 Re: 2006 Kia Sedona - Hesitation [regi_dog]
Sep 18, 2009 (11:25 am)
I have a 2007 Kia Sedona that over the course of the past 2 months has had the check engine light go on and off and sometimes when the van is not fully warmed up will act as if it is miss firing. I took the van to a local mechanic and asked him to do a full tune up but he would not do a tune up instead he said he ran a diagnostic test and told me it was the throttle position sensor that needed replaced. I guess the mechanic took me on this because that did not fix the problem. I just had another scan test done today and it showed miss fires in cylinders 1, 2 and 3.
#156 of 250 THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR 2005 SEDONA
Nov 05, 2009 (9:47 am)
Hey check engine light came on no signs of any problems took it to auto zone and they said code read throttle position sensor heres my problem car in texas with buddy and not sure if it will make it home approx. 750 miles nonstop hate to have somebody else work on car also does anybody know where it is located appreciate any help
#157 of 250 Re: 2006 Kia Sedona - Hesitation [jfinc2]
Nov 11, 2009 (6:27 am)
I have a 2005 Kia Sedona and just had a misfire in cylinder 4. We moved the spark plug wires around and it was then a misfire in cylinder 6. The problem was the coil pack. We had that replaced by Kia and it fixed the problem. Unfortunately, there are 3 coil packs and each one costs over $100, without labor costs. So, it is only a matter of time before the other 2 go bad.
#158 of 250 2003 Sedona will turn over but not start
Nov 22, 2009 (1:47 pm)
I have a 2003 Sedona I had to replace the motor in May and now I have had to replace, Cam shaft sensor, Crank shaft sensor, Ig failure sensor, and it still is acting up. Sometimes it will start and sometimes it will not. I can go out and it will start fine and go somewhere and be in the store for 5 min and come out and it will not start, Iíll wait a few min. or and hour then it will start. I can go out in the morning and it will not start then try it a few hrs later and it will start. NOW it will not start at all. It will turn over but not start. :mad
I am soooo over this... Can anyone help
#159 of 250 Re: 2003 Sedona will turn over but not start [hkington]
Nov 22, 2009 (5:35 pm)
Sounds a lot like the fuel pump. They have a history of self destructing. The pressed metal fails and clogs the filter. The pump is in the tank. The early symptoms are - vehicle may start, run for a short time and stop or not start until sitting for a while. You may be able to drive at speeds less than 50 and nothing happens and then pull onto the interstate and it dies in a few miles. Let it sit and then it goes again and finally nothing - the pump is gone. These are the symptoms.
You need to check for fuel delivery. You, or your mechanic should have changed the fuel pump when you changed the engine. If you didn't it would be my first suspect. You will need to check the fuses and then "listen" for the pump to run when you turn on the key (but don't engage the starter). You can disconnect the fuel line to see if you have pressure. Fuel pumps are typically good for about 60,000 miles but may last up to 120,000.
#160 of 250 03 kia sedona mystery stalling
Dec 29, 2009 (9:34 am)
MY FRIEND HAS A SEDONA THAT STALLS FROM TIME TO TIME. SHE'S HAD IT AT THE DIA SHOP NUMEROUS TIMES AND IT HAS STALLED ON HER AT LEAST TWICE ON THE WAY HOME FROM THE SHOP. ANYONE HAD SIMILAR PROBLEMS???
#161 of 250 Re: 2003 Sedona will turn over but not start [gatotten]
Dec 31, 2009 (8:36 am)
I agree it could be the fuel pump. The Sedona is known for it's fuel pump issues. I had the humming noise and the Kia fix did not take car of it under the recall so it was replaced under warranty.
#162 of 250 email@example.com
Jan 07, 2010 (6:01 am)
2005 KIA Sedona ignition switch will not turn. It is locked up. Can't turn the key.
#163 of 250 Re: firstname.lastname@example.org [jomad4]
Jan 07, 2010 (8:03 am)
We have had this issue with our 2007 Hyundai Entourage. Its been in the shop 3 times. I've been told to pull the key out and turn it upside down and put it back in and try. I was told to try the spare key. I was told to be SURE that when you pull into a spot that your tires are straight and the steering wheel is not all the way to one side or the other. It has been looked at by Field Engineering and they couldn't figure it out either. BUT .... they would not replace the ignition/ignition lock. Not even under warranty.