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Kia Sorento LX: I have a 2006 Kia Sorento v6. When I put it

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I have a 2006 Kia Sorento v6. When I put it into drive and I step on the gas nothing happens. It can even be pushed while in drive. Reverse doesn't work either. Any ideas?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.
Hello, I'm Brandon - Kia tech.
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.
The torque converter have gave up and went bad. Did you check the transmission level?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.
The torque converter is inside the transmission. The easy solution is to replaced the transmission.
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.
If you vehicle is under 100k miles it should be cover under powertrain warranty.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
You think that's it?
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.
When you step on the gas pedal they only thing is moving is the RPM gauge , correct?
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.
The RPM gauge move and the transmission does not move is 99% transmission.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.
The symptom confirm the torque converter is not connecting from the engine to the transmission.
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.
Therefore it needs to be replaced. I am assuming the check engine light is OFF.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Correct
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.
How many miles does your vehicle have?
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.
Please rate me positive for the prompt service. Thank you for your support.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
78,000 miles. It's covered under warranty?
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.
yes
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.
10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty.