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2015–2021 Kia Sedona Check + Add Power Steering Fluid

Guide on how to check and add power steering fluid on a Kia Sedona 2015-2021.

2015–2021 Kia Sedona Check + Add Power Steering Fluid
ESTIMATED TIME 10 - 15 mins
DIY COST $ 7 - 15
DIFFICULTY Very Easy

In this guide, you will learn how to check the power steering fluid on a Kia Sedona. 

Symptoms

  • The vehicle makes a groaning noise when turning the steering wheel
  • The steering wheel is difficult to turn
  • Whining noise when turning the steering wheel
  • Chevrolet steering wheel slow to respond
  • Stiff Chevrolet steering wheel
  • Chevrolet squealing noise at startup

What you will need

Procedure

  1. Pull the hood release under the dashboard and unlock the hood latch at the vehicle's front.

    Pulling the hood release of the Kia Sedona.

     

    Unlocking the hood latch of the Kia Sedona.
  2. Pull the hood up and secure it open using the hood strut on the top of the passenger side headlight assembly.

    Opening the hood of the Kia Sedona.

     

  3. Locate the power steering reservoir on the left side of the engine compartment next to the coolant reservoir.The power steering fluid of the Kia Sedona. 
  4. Read the current level on the power steering reservoir. You will notice Low and Max levels of the hot/cold power steering fluid on the reservoir.The reservoir of the power steering fluid.

     

  5. Open the reservoir by turning the cap counterclockwise. Then add the appropriate power steering fluid. If the power steering level is below the minimum mark, add the recommended power steering fluid to bring the level between the Min and Max marks. Do not overfill.Opening the power steering fluid reservoir.

     

This guide applies to vehicles with hydraulic power steering. It does not apply to models equipped with electrical power steering. 

Notes

  • It is not recommended to drive a Kia Sedona if it has a low-power steering fluid. Not only will you hear a groaning noise and have a Hard time turning the steering wheel but you may damage the power steering pump itself.
  • Adding power steering fluid to a Chevrolet is a very simple task.

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