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8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$100.00
Average Mileage:
79,250 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
2002 Kia Sedona engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Kia Sedona Owner Comments

problem #2

May 012011

Sedona LX

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The initial problem was loss of power after car was good and warm usually after about 15 mins of highway driving. It felt like the engine would drop to 3 cylinders. idle was real low, often might stall when coming to a stop. Was never diagnosed by KIA techs. They did a tune up, replaeced plugs and wires but no help. Thru my own research, I discovered it was the mass air flow sensor. A new one was over $400, so I found one at upullourparts for $60.00 Ran fine for a while then would happen again. I bought some mass air flow cleaner and every other week I have to remove it clean and replace it, over and over again.

- , Inver Grove Heights, MN, USA

problem #1

May 162006

(reported on)

Sedona

  • 63,500 miles

i have this 2002 Kia Sedona and have performance issues. it hesitates after i replaced the spark plugs and ignition wires. the check engine comes on now i have to take it back to Kia for a diagnostic check. the check will cost me 85$ if anyone has any better solutions call me at 4696932822 this is my cell phone my name is frank

- , Waxahachie, TX, USA

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