Overheating problem

Asked by GuruSVB4H May 21, 2019 at 05:52 PM about the 2004 Kia Sorento LX 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2004 Kia Sorento. I keep having
overheating issues and its driving me crazy. So far
I have replaces the reservoir, thermostat, coolant
temp sensor, water pump and timing belt. The fans
had quit working I also replaced the fans, relay and
all the fuses related to them. The gauge Will start
at the 1/4 Mark and I can drive it about 15 mins
and it jumps to the red. Does anyone have an idea
with the problem could be?

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I have Kia Sorento 2013, my issue here is my car always overheating when drive about 10 to 20 mins.. I try to check physically.. NO leak ( water or steam ) and when I top up the water then run the engine... bubble coming out from the radiator inlet where cap to secure... so anybody knows why and what shoud I replace??

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My 2012 just started blowing hot air after I regretfully put refrigerant in it and overcharged the system. I had it almost completely rid of refrigerant and started over. It's still not cool, or was, but after a hot day on the highway it got hot again. I'm assuming I have a leak somewhere. I also noticed my engine seems to run hot..not to the point of overheating but just a tad over where it used to be, usually at idle. Is this related to the cooling system issues?

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