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We have a 2008 Kia Sorrento with a genereal position encoder

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Hi we have a 2008 Kia Sorrento with a genereal position encoder fault logged in the transfer case.
We have substtitued the 4wd switch on the dash with no change.
Any suggestions?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I can assist you with your question. Can I start by getting your VIN and the code number in the transfer case module?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi
VIn is KNEJC5248857811681
Code is P1739.it is a hard fault that won't clear.It did clear once when we removed the connector at the back of the 4wd switch on the dash
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 year ago.

Do you have a 3.3 or a 3.8 liter engine?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it is a 2.5 diesel.we are in New Zealand
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for that information. I am sorry but I cannot help. I will leave this open for other experts.

Expert:  Cardoctor71 replied 1 year ago.

Fresh expert , Let me ask you this, other than the code does the trassfer case operate normally otherwise or is the code keeping the transfer case from functioning normally?

Expert:  Cardoctor71 replied 1 year ago.

Do you still need assistance?