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Kevin, Auto Mechanic
Category: Kia
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Experience:  Diagnostic technician
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Have a 2017 kia sportage turbo, 2 weeks ago I started

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have a 2017 kia sportage turbo, 2 weeks ago I started getting a knocking noise for about 30 seconds then it stops only does this after starting.
JA: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?
Customer: Its coming from the front passenger side under the dash its been going on for about 2 weeks.
JA: Are you fixing your Sportage yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing haven,t touched it
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: It doesn't do it every time been when it does its about ten seconds after you start it
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 month ago.

Hi I'm Kevin does it make a difference if when noise occurs you change the direction of airflow from blower ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I don't know, sometimes it knocks and sometimes it doesn't
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 month ago.

It sounds as thought one of the directional motors that control the heater direction is sticking and this is the noise your hearing

Expert:  Kevin replied 1 month ago.

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