2011 kia sorento xm model 3.5 l litre liter v6 engine 2009 2010 2012 2013 2014 why does it keep leaking oil constantly tsb technical service bulletin leaky fix

[TSB]: KIA Sorento XM – constant engine oil leaks.

This technical service board is for XM Sorento models: 2009-2014

If you notice your KIA Sorento is constantly leaking, chances are it might be a quick fix…

Although other technicians may diagnose it as a faulty rear seal leak, many of the times that isn’t the case.

It’s most likely your oil pressure sensor which is causing the issue.

There are 2 ways to resolve the issue.

    1. Replace the oil pressure terminal hardware
      (This is a bit more labor and parts)
    2. Use gasket sealer to plug up sensor threads
      (watch video below)

Aug 07, 2023