Kia Maintenance Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
Hello, I am Jose Sebastian. Your mechanic automotive expert, It's a pleasure to me to attend your question. Thank you very much for trust in just answer.Dear customer, could you tell me what have you checked so far? have you made a computer diagnosis, could you also tell me the mileage of your sorento and the latest maintenance you have done please?Thanks in advance.
Dear customer, never a computerized diagnosis is a waste of money if the technician has a good level of knowledge in Kia just by observing the scanner can verify that it is absolutely all the sensors are in good values of operation because one thing is to verify the error codes and another thing is to verify the values in the live data stream, but ignoring the issue of the scanner could you please clarify if your transmission is manual or your sorento model has Dual transmission?
Very good dear customer, thanks for the clarification, could you tell me if the sound is like the gears hitting? Or like a metal grinding?
Also, the gearbox does not release the gear?
Finally, when stepping on the clutch the sound disappears?
how much time do you have without replacing the clutch master kit? It looks like a wear in the release bearing of the clutch.
Dear customer, sorry for my delay i was in my way back to home.
A clutch kit can last depending on the user and the city in which it is being driven. When they are places that require a lot to use the clutch because a lot of hills for example the clutch wear out faster.Your car is at a correct mileage for a replacement so It is very likely that what is causing this problem is a component of the clutch kit either release bearing/flywheel, pressure plate etc. You should always replace the whole kit because this work merits disassembly of the gearbox. So replacing a component and then replacing another component within a few miles is not economically acceptable because this work has a cost of regular labor according to where you do it.
So we need to perform a review of the clutch system and then change the kit because when we have problems like yours, it is indicating us wear out in this kit and once it will be changed, the problem will be sorted out.
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