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6.9

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,000 miles

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2006 Kia Sorento brakes problems

brakes problem

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2006 Kia Sorento Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 102007

Sorento

  • 9,000 miles

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

I have been the owner of 2 brand new Kia sorrentos, a 2004 and a 2006. With both vehicles I have had the same problem with the brakes shaking (sometimes violently) after only 6,000 to 8,000 miles. When taken to be looked at I was told the rotors were warped and needed to be replaced, at my own cost because "brakes are a wear item". I have a friend with a 2005 sorrento that has dealt with the same problem. This is obviously a huge problem with the sorrento line and you would think they would try to make customers happier and make strong parts.

- Oakdale, CA, USA

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