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Links to DIY repair guides and vehicle maintenance tutorials for the 2nd Generation 2010 to 2015 Kia Sorento.

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2010-2015 Kia Sorento Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide
Sorento Key Fob Battery

1. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

After a few years of daily use, the battery inside the key fob remote control for the keyless entry system of a second generation (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015) Kia Sorento can become weak or stop working entirely.

Check out my DIY instructions for changing the key fob battery by clicking on the text link above or thumbnail image to the left.

   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Sorento Map Light Bulbs

2. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out map light bulb in the overhead console of your 2nd generation (2010 in Europe, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015) Kia Sorento, check out my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail picture to the left.

   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Dome Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Sorento Dome Light Bulb

3. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Dome Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out dome light bulb above the 2nd row of passenger seats in the headliner of your Kia Sorento, take a look at my DIY tutorial for the procedure (including the replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Cargo Area Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Cargo Area Light Bulb

4. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Cargo Area Light Bulb Replacement Guide
   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide
Sorento Cabin Air Filter

5. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento A/C Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide

If the air conditioning system in your second generation (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015) Kia Sorento hasn't been working very well recently or the air coming out of the vents smells a bit musty, you probably need to clean or change the cabin air filter located in the HVAC blower motor housing.

   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Interior Door Panel Removal Guide
Door Panel Removal

6. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Plastic Interior Door Panel Removal Guide

If you'd like to upgrade the OEM door speakers in your 2nd generation (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015) Kia Sorento, you'll first need to take off the plastic interior door panels.

Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Rear Window Wiper Blade Replacement Guide
Rear Window Wiper Blade

7. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Rear Window Wiper Blade Replacement Guide

If you've been having trouble seeing out of the back windshield window of your second generation Kia Sorento during a rain or snow storm, you probably need to change the rear wiper blade.

To view my DIY instructions for the procedure, including the replacement blade size in inches and replacement part number, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
License Plate Light Bulbs

8. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out license plate light bulb in the tailgate door of your second generation (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015) Kia Sorento or you'd like to upgrade them both to brighter LED bulbs, check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (including the replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Sorento Tail Light Bulbs

9. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

The tail light assemblies of a second generation (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015) Kia Sorento contain the brake, rear turn signal, side marker, reverse and parking light bulbs.

Take a look at my DIY instructions for the procedure (including replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide
Sorento Headlight Bulbs

10. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide

The headlight housings of a second generation Kia Sorento contain the low beam, high beam and front turn signal light bulbs.

If you need to change any of these bulbs, check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (including the replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.



 

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Theta II 2.4L I4 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide
Sorento Engine Air Filter

11. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Theta II 2.4L I4 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide

The engine air filter element in a 2nd generation Kia Sorento equipped with the Theta II 2.4 liter inline four cylinder motor should be cleaned at every oil change and replaced when dirty.

Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure (including the replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide
Sorento 12V Car Battery

12. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide

If you've been having trouble starting the engine in your second generation Kia Sorento SUV and the OEM 12 volt car battery is a few years old, you probably need to replace it.

To view my DIY instructions for the procedure (including the replacement part numbers) click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Vanity Mirror Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Vanity Mirror Light Bulb

13. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Vanity Mirror Light Bulb Replacement Guide
   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Fog Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Sorento Fog Light Bulbs

14. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Fog Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out fog light bulb in the front bumper cover of your second generation (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015) Kia Sorento, check out my DIY instructions for the procedure (including the replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Windshield Wiper Blades Replacement Guide
Windshield Wiper Blades

15. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Windshield Window Wiper Blades Replacement Guide

If you've been having trouble seeing out of the front windshield window of your second generation Kia Sorento during a rain or snow storm, you probably need to change the wiper blades.

Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure (including the blade sizes in inches and the replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Theta II 2.4L I4 Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide
2.4L I4 Engine Spark Plugs

16. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Theta II 2.4L Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide

The iridium tipped OEM spark plugs in the Theta II 2.4 liter inline four cylinder engine of a second generation (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015) Kia Sorento should last up to 100,000 miles but they should be checked well before that mileage.

To view my DIY tutorial for changing the spark plugs, including the replacement part number, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Electrical Fuses Replacement Guide
Sorento Electrical Fuses

17. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Electrical Fuses Replacement Guide

The best place to start when troubleshooting any electrical problem (such as your wiper blades, radio, headlights or tail lights not working) is to check for a blown fuse or relay in either the engine bay or interior passenger compartment electrical panels.

Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Theta II 2.4L I4 Engine Oil Change Guide
Sorento 2.4L Oil Change

18. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Theta II 2.4L I4 Engine Oil Change Guide

The best way to keep your second generation Kia Sorento running reliably for many years is to regularly change the motor oil and replace the oil filter in the Theta II 2.4 liter inline four cylinder engine.

To view my DIY instructions for the procedure, including replacement oil filter part numbers, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Front Disc Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Front Disc Brake Pads

19. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Front Disc Brake Pads Replacement Guide

If you've been hearing a squeaking or screeching sound coming from the front end of your Kia Sorento when you step on the brake pedal, you probably need to change the front brake pads.

Take a look at my DIY steps for the front brake job procedure (including replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2010-2015 Kia Sorento Rear Disc Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Rear Disc Brake Pads

20. 2010-2015 Kia Sorento Rear Disc Brake Pads Replacement Guide

The rear disc brake pads on a second generation (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015) Kia Sorento usually last twice as long as the front pads or anywhere from 60,000 to over 100,000 miles depending on your driving conditions.

Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure, including replacement part numbers, by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

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