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The video above shows to check the coolant hoses in your 2012 Kia Sorento. The coolant hoses (radiator hoses) carry engine coolant through your engine and will eventually wear out. You can avoid getting stranded by identifying signs of extreme wear before they break. In 2012 Sorentos with the 3.5 liter engine, coolant leaks are most likely to occur where the hoses connect to the engine, but it can also leak from the reservoir or from the hoses. Look for cracks in the hoses and analyze the brittleness or squishiness of the hoses in your Sorento - if the hoses are hard to squeeze or squeeze very easily, it's time to replace them. The video above shows you where coolant hoses on your 2012 Sorento EX are located and the steps needed to analyze them.
Never attempt to replace a hose that is connected to your air conditioner - these hoses contain refrigerant that is under pressure and can blind you. AC problems are always best left to your professional mechanic.
One of the easiest fluids to top off - learn how to open the hood and where the reservoir is on your car2012 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L V6
If you are leaking oil and parking on your oil spots each night, the oil is breaking down your tires' rubber2012 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L V6
Cars burn, leak and otherwise dispense of their oil. Check your level frequently and top up when necessary2012 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L V6
If you have an electrical component that doesn't work, try replacing the fuse first2012 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L V6
If your battery has green or white cruddy deposits, it is probably not getting enough juice from and will likely wear out sooner2012 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L V6