Others are just raised-up luxury station wagons that sit on a car frame. The first time, I gave it a tune-up and it ran great. Even after putting the car in park, turning it off, and putting the emergency brake on, it wouldn't quit rolling backwards unless I also held the regular brake. And what parts are on order?. At this time, I am still waiting on them to call and let me know what the latest is, so I can't answer any more questions. Model year 2000 Year of manufacture 2000 First year of ownership 2005 Most recent year of ownership 2010 Engine and transmission 2.
. It started from making funny noises to overheating,not starting and their is no air conditioning compartment to help the fans cool the motor down. It will never display the problem at the mechanic's shop. Rear wheel drive vehicles in snow-covered roads are useless and cannot be controlled. I can't talk to anyone riding with me. I would like to know if anyone can give me a hand and tell me what might be happening and what to do to solve it. On speed bumps, I feel that the car will collapse at anytime The gas consumption is so high that you would think that you have a 6.
This has no relation to anything 4x4. Hubs were replaced the first time, seals were replaced second time. The 4 wheel drive was inoperative due to an outdated hub kit. It was in the park position but wouldn't quit rolling backwards. I am disabled, so waiting around in a car dealership all day long while they work on my car is not an option. It could be an expensive repair if they have to go into the tranny. Waiting to hear from Kia Motors as to how this can be fixed.
Mine acted like that too, and a lot of others. I got the dealer to send a wrecker to pick us up. Right front wheel was about to fall off. Given all that confusion and the apparent incoherence of what they did, please try to describe where they intervened. This is a great car to own!! Waiting to hear from you. Have had the average number of setbacks with it, just like any other make. I would also like to note that this defect was also in the 98, 99, 00 and 01 models of this car.
Or is it that the rear axle is weak and easily distorted? Anyway, I picked the car back up today after having this problem fixed, and drove about a mile down the road to put gas in the car. The gas tank leaked and it took them 2 weeks to fix the car. Faults: Tiny small problems, less than 100 to fix! It's a system that works by air pressure to engage the 4X4. Might have been a lemon because you see many in the streets working today, but you also hear a lot of people who have problems with it. It's a crying shame when every time you have one problem you have to take your car in for, and come out with multiple other problems that they always say has nothing to do with the 1st problem. I had to get the fuel pump over-nighted to get the job done because they forgot to order it. I would like to know if there is a diagram that shows if they are together correctly.
Posted on Mar 17, 2009. The 4-wheel drive feature has gotten me through some pretty tough Minnesota winters. My sportage gets about the same in 4x4 as in the summer with air conditioning on. Hello, I have some very strange problems on my car. I went to an auto dealer and had them check out the brakes.
The horn went out, even though I put in a new fuse. And it's not even that messed up! This is were i guess it excells is in bad weather. There is a paw in the transmission that lock the transmission when in park. Gets Me From A To B Most Of The Time — Uh, thats just the vibe this car sends out. There are a few different things that can cause this.
The consumer is very concerned with the safety of this. The last time this happened the front wheeles locked up and slid. He stated he could take off the vacuum hoses he had replaced, so that the car would again work like it did before I took it in to begin with, with no 4x4, until such time I could bring the car back in. The gas lever has been and is broke again. The vehicle's check engine light illuminated. It usually happens when engine is warm and after 2000 rpm. The heat shield needs to be replaced right now.