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9.4

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,200 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2006 Kia Sorento transmission problems

transmission problem

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2006 Kia Sorento Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 042007

Sorento 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,200 miles

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

- the contact owns a 2006 Kia Sorento with a current and failure odometer reading of 1,200 miles. The contact was driving at 45 mph under dry conditions when the gear shift came off. The contact stated that two screws and a spring popped off, and now the only way that she can shift gearswas by pushing down on the metal bar that stuck out.

- Mount Plesant, SC, USA

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