Today we are going to treat a issue that is annoying but not very severe. In actual fact, unlike a leaking injector, or a shaking engine, being a victim of a stuck seat on Kia Sorento is in itself not rather severe. Even though it might prevent you from being effectively installed in your car or make your passengers enter through one of the sides of your Kia Sorento, nothing critical on the horizon. But we’ll still try to help you unlock the seat. To do this, initially we will concentrate on a front seat blocked on Kia Sorento , then, in a second step, on a rear seat blocked on your car.


Front seat stuck on Kia Sorento

So we begin this article content on the seats stuck on Kia Sorento by the circumstance of the front seats, that it is the driver’s seat or the passenger’s seat the problem is going to be about the same, we are going to focus on two different complications, the impossibility to fold the seat, then to move it forward or backward.

Impossible to fold down the front seat of my Kia Sorento

So you begin with a front seat stuck on Kia Sorento and especially if you have complications to fold down the seat . Remember that in this situation it will be complicated to fix the issue by yourself. The truth is, generally it is the cable of the mechanism that has come out of its guide or that has broken off and in order to access it you have to completely dismantle the seat of your Kia Sorento. We advise you either to take this step but it may take you some time and you may have to change the whole mechanism, or to go to a professional who will carry out the service more easily.

Impossible to move the front seat forward or backward from my Kia Sorento

The second opportunity of a front seat stuck on Kia Sorento is that you can no longer move it forward or backward. This is bound to be a problem if you want to have an best driving posture, or if you want your passengers to have enough room for leg.

  • Electric seat blocked Kia Sorento:
    The first thing to verify when you have a power seat locked on Kia Sorento is that your seat slides are free of any objects. If you don’t find any foreign things, it may unfortunately be the seat motor that is responsible. To begin with, verify if it is well provided with electricity using a manometer and if it is the case, it will probably have to be changed.
  • In general in this situation it is just a problem of a foreign body that has placed itself in one of the two slides of the jammed seat of your Kia Sorento. So verify both slides cautiously, even a small object can block your seat. If this is not the case, verify that the handle used to operate the mechanism is not damaged or that the cable has come loose.

Back seat stuck Kia Sorento

Finally, second section of our article content, we will concentrate on a rear seat stuck on your Kia Sorento , surely, the rear seat of your car is not pre-loaded with the same systems as your front seats and the most general matter you may know is not being able to fold down the rear seat of your Kia Sorento anymore. The most general matter is the opening systems that are based in the headrests. As with the front seats of your Kia Sorento, it is often a cable that has come out of its rail. Check if you can put it back in place on your own, but often the access to the mechanism is delicate and will involve the call of a professional. If you have other components that cause you problems, such as a hood stuck on Kia Sorento, do not think twice to seek advice from our article to help you fix it.

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