2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 Kia Sorento Lambda II GDI 3.3L V6 Engine Oil Change & Filter Replacement Guide

The best way to keep your 3rd generation (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020) Kia Sorento running reliably is to regularly change the motor oil and replace the oil filter in the Lambda II GDI 3.3L V6 engine. Check out the DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement filter part numbers and oil viscosity) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2016-2020 Kia Sorento 3.3L V6 Engine Oil Change Guide

2016-2020 Kia Sorento 3.3L V6 Engine Oil Change Guide

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 Kia Sorento Lambda II GDI 3.3L V6 Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide

The iridium tipped OEM spark plugs in a third generation (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020) Kia Sorento equipped with the Lambda II GDI 3.3L V6 engine should be changed every 97,500 miles. Check out my DIY tutorial for changing the spark plugs (with the OEM and compatible replacement aftermarket part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2016-2020 Kia Sorento 3.3L V6 Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide

2016-2020 Kia Sorento Lambda II GDI 3.3L V6 Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 Kia Sorento 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide

If you’ve been having trouble starting the engine in your 3rd generation (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020) Kia Sorento on a cold morning and the original 12 volt car battery is a few years old, you probably need to replace it. Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the OEM group size and the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2016-2020 Kia Sorento 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide

2016-2020 Kia Sorento 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 Kia Sorento Lambda II GDI 3.3L V6 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide

The air filter element for the Lambda II GDI 3.3 liter V6 engine in a 3rd generation (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020) Kia Sorento SUV should be checked at every oil change (7,500 miles) and changed every 30,000 miles (or every 48 months). Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below. The procedure should be the same or very similar for the Theta II 2.4L GDI I4 engine and the Theta II 2.0L Turbocharged GDI I4 engine.

2016-2020 Kia Sorento 3.3L V6 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide

2016-2020 Kia Sorento Lambda 3.3L V6 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 Kia Sorento Electrical Fuse & Relay Replacement Guide

The best place to start when troubleshooting any electrical problem with your third generation (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020) Kia Sorento is to check for a blown electrical fuse or a faulty relay in either the engine bay or the interior passenger compartment electrical panels. Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement fuse type) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2016-2020 Kia Sorento Electrical Fuse Replacement Guide

2016-2020 Kia Sorento Electrical Fuse Replacement Guide

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 Kia Sorento – How To Open The Hood & Access The Engine Bay

If you need to check the oil level, add windshield washer fluid or perform any other common maintenance procedure on your 3rd generation (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020) Kia Sorento, you’ll first have to open the hood in order to access the engine bay and the Lambda 3.3L V6. Check out the DIY tutorial for opening the hood (or “bonnet” in the U.K.) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2016-2020 Kia Sorento – How To Open Hood & Access Engine Bay

2016-2020 Kia Sorento - How To Open The Hood & Access The Engine Bay

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 Kia Sorento Windshield Window Wiper Blades Replacement Guide

If you’ve been having difficulty seeing out of the front windshield window of your 3rd generation (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020) Kia Sorento when it’s raining or during a snow storm, you probably need to change the wiper blades. Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the OEM wiper blade sizes in inches and the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2016-2020 Kia Sorento Windshield Wiper Blades Replacement Guide

2016-2020 Kia Sorento Windshield Window Wiper Blades Replacement Guide

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 Kia Sorento Transmission Shift Lock Release Guide

If you need to manually move your 3rd generation (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020) Kia Sorento due to a weak or dead 12V car battery, running out of fuel (gas), needing to be towed or some other mechanical issue, you’ll need to activate the transmission shift lock release in order to shift the gear selector from “Park” to “Neutral”. Check out my DIY guide for the tutorial by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2016-2020 Kia Sorento Transmission Shift Lock Release Guide

2016-2020 Kia Sorento Transmission Shift Lock Release Guide