What kind of transmission fluid does a Kia Sorento take?

Dexron VI
Oil Type: Dexron VI.

What type of transmission fluid goes in a 2004 Kia Sorento?

The 2004 Kia Sorento transmission fluid is a dexron VI.

Is ATF and dexron 3 the same?

“ATF +3” is the same as “ATF TYPE III”? ATF+3 /ATF type 111 is a aftermarket fit all for the cry 5156 fluid. And should not be used where dexron 3 /mercon /dexron is required.

Do Kias have bad transmissions?

Are Kia Transmissions Reliable? Overall, Kia transmissions are quite reliable. Most Kia transmission problems such as transmission won’t engage, transition slips, delayed shifting, transmission bangs into gear, no drive or reverse gears, stuck in limp mode are often caused by low transmission fluid.

How much transmission fluid does a Kia Sorento hold?

It has a capacity of 2 US quarts. Transmission fluid, similar to oil, is a lubricant and its purpose is to make sure that the various working parts of the transmission are not subject to damage from heat. The cost of getting it changed on Your Sorento is between $50 and $60 for labor and $130 for parts.

When should I change my transmission fluid in my Kia Sorento?

To know when to check your transmission fluid, you need to check your owner’s manual, but generally speaking, it doesn’t need to be checked or serviced under normal usage conditions. However, under severe usage conditions, it needs to be replaced about every 90,000km(60,000 miles).

What type of transmission fluid does a 2005 Kia Sorento take?

The 2005 Kia Sorento uses Dexron ViATF Automatic Transmission Fluid. It has a capacity of 2 US quarts.

What type of transmission fluid does a 2008 Kia Sorento take?

Idemitsu – Type J Automatic Transmission Fluid – 1 qt (Part No. 30040095-75000C)

What happens if you don’t use ATF +4?

Most Chrysler cars and trucks use ATF +3 or ATF +4. ATF +4 is a synthetic fluid for finely-tuned transmissions, so if you use a non-synthetic ATF instead of ATF +4 in a car or truck that calls for it, you could damage the transmission.

Can you mix ATF 4 and dexron 3?

Use ATF+4 only. Don’t use anything with Dexron/Mercon fluids. These fluids will cause TCC slippage/chatter problems plus wear out your transmission sooner than you would like for. The slipping could also be due to the bands needing adjustment.

What goes wrong with Kia Sorento?

The problem most reported with Kia Sorentos is a highly troubling one. Many customers have complained about complete engine failure while driving, putting them and their passengers in precarious situations. Your check engine light is another indication that your engine could shut down soon.