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I have a 2011 kia sorento that was making a funny noise. I

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I have a 2011 kia sorento that was making a funny noise. I brought it to the dealer and they said the front struts are leaking and need to be replaced. It is 15k over warranty and they want $800. I also heard something about a recall..any thoughts?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Jerry replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome, Super mechanic here. Thank you for trusting us with your vehicle concerns, I will do my best to help you with your question.

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There was a recall for some of them. However, if the struts are leaking, that has nothing to do with the recall.

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Here is part of it,

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Also, the struts are rather expensive and the labor is a couple of hours.

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Parts Information OEM Part # Price

Suspension Strut / Shock Absorber

Front Suspension

Strut

Right

Without Sporty Package

7 - Without HPD Type

Order By Description.

546601U300 $260.12

7 - With HPD Type

Order By Description.

546601U350 $266.65

7 - With Sporty Package

Order By Description.

546601U600 $267.43

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Jerry, Master Mechanic
Category: Kia
Satisfied Customers: 12985
Experience: ASE Master certified, 30 years experience. Auto troubleshooting, electrical , ABS, SRS, EFI system
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for the input. On occasion (not all the time), I get the nagging feeling that I am getting screwed when I take my car to the dealer. I hate that it happens but it happens. Your answer helped settle me..

Expert:  Jerry replied 1 year ago.

Your welcome and come again, anytime, thanks

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