Oil Empty No Warning Light

Asked by Bkay0521 Apr 12, 2019 at 04:23 AM about the 2014 Kia Sorento

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2014 Sorento ran itself bone dry on
oil. Got in to catch the school bus and
it died..went another block it died..one
more time it died and I got worried and
came home. Popped hood and no oil at
all..never once in 3 years has it came
on. It sounds terrible..like a
helicopter..had oil changed today..an
lucas oil additive also..did not quiet it
down one bit...sounds worse and
smells burnt now..cant accelerate
normally...dipstick seems
burnt..100,000 mile warranty expired
by 2,000 miles...still owe $22,000..been
searching all night and extremley
common problem...there is a new
recall reported by several news
articles...however the recall issused in
2019 has not been  announced
properly because of the government
shutdown this year...and still has not
been announced properly and is A
continuance of a previous recall...typed
it into google even a lawsuit has
popped up...kia has a fail rate...100,000
miles if youre lucky....today is going to
be a long day of arguing with kia

5 Answers


we are dealing with the same problem. Ours uses about a quart every 500 miles. Done all regular maintenance. The engine sucks. Had it tested during the fire recall they told me it looks good. I told them I can drive it about 4000 miles and blow it up if they like because there will be no more oil in the car. Sounds like a good engine to me , dingbats

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Very upset, my 2014 Kia Sorento V6 EX all of a sudden started making a noise and running rough, checked the oil and not a drop on the stick.. Took it to the Kia Dealer and they tell me it needs a new engine. No Warning Light came on to let me know!

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Our 2012 kia sx just lost the engine. Wife driving down the highway and got off the exit and it started making alot of engine noise and babied it home. I came home and looked at it and all the oil sprayed out of the back of the engine and completely soaked underneath the car. Needless to say the engine is shot. I was told a rebuilt would be 7000 or more and i still owe 8000. Ive driven cars for 30 years and have never had an engine blow. This is my first and last Kia

Forgot to mention the oil light never came on as it sprayed all of it out down the highway

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