Come along with me in this video as I fix the oil leak that developed on Mrs.O's 2019 Kia Sedona with the big 3.3. Ended up being an easy fix and it wasn't the classic Kia oil pressure switch either.
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Hey viewers, welcome back to the self-man auto. Channel We have the 2019 Kia Sedona It's got to make 3-3 and it's leaking oil. This is those sets. We need to fix it immediately.

So here's my theory: there ain't no oil in it. There can't be no oil under it. so we're just going to drain it out after we get to the right wrench. Make sense, right? actually I Spotted the oil leak on it just starting about 2500 miles ago.

I did an oil change on it for it and I saw a little bit of seepage around the oil filter housing Where It Bolts to the block just a little bit and then I said well, someday Eric you have to get a gasket for it. Well some day has come because the other day I don't know this is before that week before Christmas It got pretty cold down below zero and she fired up the van and I noticed when she she left with it we don't have a garage, we just park outside and when she left I seen this huge pile of oil in the snow and I said oh so we just been keeping an eye on the oil and the day has come. So I went to get the gasket for the oil filter housing Where It Bolts to the block and of course unprecedented circumstances. supply chain issues, no chips, blah blah blah it's infinite back order along with every other freaking part you try to buy.

However, I was able to get the whole housing which comes with the gasket. so we're just going to swap out the whole housing now. I'll show you guys it should be pretty easy. So we're gonna take and pull this cover down here.

Put them two bolts out of there. Well I thought I Didn't think there was anything else holding that in. What else we got here boys. Oh, we got three bolts one way the heck up there.

I'm gonna have to move you so you can't get up there with a swivel I don't want to pull all the plastic off of this to get that off so we'll see if you can't sneak up in here a little bit sideways. Man down, man down. Oh I See, it goes around. A couple hoses or something up here, all training lions or something.

maybe? Well, what the frig? All right, you guys gonna have to move again. now. prior to ordering one, the last time I was in for oil change I did reach up there and uh, make sure all the bolts were snug and they were and we're loose. Come on, get over here.

try to get most of that in the bucket here. anyway. dang it there we go. Gotta get a little shorter extension and get that top bolt like I said.

I Don't want the housing's cracked or just a bad gasket or what. Imagine if it was crack, it leaked a lot worse but so just kind of unusual. But yeah it was. It was pissing around the bottom of this thing.

really good. uh, you know, just straight down when it warmed up. it definitely uh, got better. I mean she was able to make it through the week without adding just a little bit of oil I guess at a glance I don't see anything I mean the gasket looks pretty flattened out I mean let's be honest, it's a super piss-poor design just due to the fact that this thing hangs out right down here in outer space.
I'm always worried about this. um, you know I mean the front end's been blasted off this van twice now. Uh, you know, deer hits so well. one was a deer hit, the other one was an iceberg.

I guess Oh, she got some big chunk of ice or something. wrote a blue front end off it and then a raccoon. that blue front end off it. So yeah, it's been wrecked quite a bit in the front end.

just light duty stuff. bumper cover got radiator at one time, but bumper cover, all the plastic crap gets smashed off it. and I guess at a glance I don't see you know any defect in this. but I was watching it when it was leaking.

it was clearly leaking out the back. This is what I really wanted to get. but like I say it's uh, due to unprecedented circumstances covered 19. elections? whatever I don't know.

Fill in the blank. That's why we can't get it. Supply chain, fuel prices, Global warming? yeah yeah. whoa.

Too much a little pressure. get some more. I'm just putting a couple of plugs in there. just kind of green scrubby off some of the corrosion here.

I Put a little bit of loaf strength Loctite on the bolts I Do Stop. Whoa. Hang on. I'm stepping in here tootsies there.

I Do shut off the side there with some brake parts, cleaner and blue the threads out there I Just want to make darn sure it wasn't because the bolts came loose and then it started leaking I Do remember when I checked them though, they weren't really that loose. So we're going to get all the bolts back in here. Get it started, Grab us a torque wrench to get our torqued down to the 16. foot pounds it came with from the factory or they're about foreign.

Nine is the magic number 16.8 wherever you end up and I can't imagine the housing would be broke from. you know, just replacing oil and filter because you know we've always done it ourselves. That's that guy in the Jiffy Lube with the 24 and a half inch gun. Let's uh, let's take that out.

Let's just be safe because it is 2023 and that's what we're all about. our safe place or 27. I could say it's supposed to come with the Tilt here got much Lube on that O-ring do I Let's just double check so it's a ruining engine just because of a five dollar oil filter? Yes sir, they got it in there and there was probably Lube on it at some point. Is the OEM filter male right? I Mean yeah.

Okie dokie. Well, let me re-lube this o-ring and then we'll paint her back up. Shortcuts here. She's supposed to be 35 Fig Newtons or 25.8 pound feet of torque.

Oh, not too bad. It's gonna be like a brand new car. No, it's gonna be like a brand new oil and filter though. that's where they had it from the factory.

Oh, a little bit tighter. Good thing you got a fancy wrench there. Yep, so we don't see anything wrong with this Sterling girl other than the gasket was hard. Hmm I don't like those? Nope.
So but I was explaining to people that dude. unprecedented circumstances. Scope 19 Supply chain issues Votings: what other keywords are trigger words for people, lack of people working? uh, supply chain issues we call it. So the hearts for this vehicle are probably on the Shelf at Napa What vehicle the one you just pulled in? Oh uh-oh what are you doing today? We better go talk.

now. it's reused the Crush Washer this time around. Usually the cool thing is with these filters aftermarket at least through Napa or the OEM it always comes with a new Crush Washer It's kind of Handy Oh, let's see I think it's like 32 foot pounds or so on this thing. We're snugs.

There you go now. I Imagine this was probably a warranty issue. probably would have been covered under warranty. I'd be taking it to the dealer because I think these have like a hundred thousand mile powertrain or something.

Yeah, because it's got 70 I Don't know I think she's got just 70 000 at 71, 72, 000 something like that. but you know I doubt they would have been able to do anything. you know being that the gasket was on an indefinite back order or an infinite back order. I should say so what do you do? you know? So we just did.

You do what you got to do I say I think it holds six and a half or almost seven quarts so we'll get her filled up. We'll start it up and uh, make sure it's not leaking. probably Chuck it in a couple days. Let's see what's high and dry to me.

Okay, we'll give it a few days. Everything else is freeze right? You gotta watch these engines. the oil pressure switch up there or start leaking and then it dumps right out of the bell housing here. look at it.

actually pretty dry. all this stuff I mean the band's in pretty decent shape for a 19 New York car. but uh it has been fluid filmed a couple of times here so make some kind of gross looking but better than rust baby. Tell you something else too.

These brakes have been absolutely phenomenal. They still are smooth as butter. no rust on them yet which is just amazing inside and out. I Mean even up in the cooling beds, these things are still clean and they've been through Salt since you know.

November So we're on our born on our third month assault right now. Uh, and daily salt too. Um, just unbelievable I Can't believe that they're not Rusty yet and I can't believe that they're still smooth foreign right on the dock. Oh look at that.

We're doing a solid. It's like Jiffy Lube So you have folks fixing your oil filter housing, gasket slash oil filter housing assembly on your 19? Kia with a big three three. a pretty easy job should keep it leak free. Anyhow, whatever.

Easy job. Why don't you guys take it easy in that comment section. Questions, comments, Concerns: the bell ringing. Make sure you hit that subscribe button the insty: Facebook And just for my viewers, if I can do it, you can do it.
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99 thoughts on “Mrs.o’s oil leaking kia sedona”
  1. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mike Holt says:

    You forgot transgender and drag queens

  2. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars BrendenAerosmith Farr says:

    Kia extended the new vehicle warranty for Kia Sorentos MY 2014-2018 with the 3.3 V6 from 5 years -10 years (or 150 000 miles) whatever comes first, to address the oil pressure switch leak. I don’t know if the warranty applies to the Sedona minivan but it should if it’s a common issue

  3. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars dblr616 says:

    Hey Mr.O did you make Mts.O mount her own snow tires again this year?

  4. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars j ciarkowski says:

    I work at a Hyundai dealer and I remember for a little bit we couldn’t get rear wiper blades for konas for a good while

  5. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Tom O'Connor says:

    No more raccoons, red deer or icebergs for a '23 resolution. Nice fix and bon voyage for the rest of the new year.

  6. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars James Bernardino says:

    A Deer, & a raccoon? 🤔 From a front end grill type kill, to the barbecue type grill?😳
    P.S. No (Ivan) type “bonus footage” stating that the leak has been fixed?😳😀😳

  7. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Brian Patterson says:

    Eric love this channel. I had a question on Mrs. O's Sedona. Have you had any issues with the front wheel studs snapping off? I'm on my fourth stud on my wife 2017 Sedona in last three years. When I do her brakes I take the wheels off and on with hand tools. I also torque the lugs by hand to the mid rang of 75 lb-ft. The only thing I can think off is that the tire shop is over torquing the lungs when the wife takes it to the tire shop for snow tire merry go round we play once a year in upstate NY. I'm on my 2nd shop. Your thoughts are greatly appreciated.

  8. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jay Tyree says:

    Better than the warranty Eric👍

  9. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars CubNole says:

    I’m curious, are Jasper engines hit or miss in your area? The ones we’re getting in Memphis show up ticking, knocking, or burning coolant right out of the box.

  10. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mister Handy says:

    what was the final customers Bill? LOL , another good video!!

  11. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Todd McClary says:

    Why did a mechanic by a kia. Just wondering if you think they are good

  12. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Lade's Eddy says:

    Eric, as an Upstater myself, you are just as cynical as I am with the BS. I am still hearing about supply chain issues at work.

  13. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars additude obx says:

    I watch these car shows with lifts and it reminds me of what I hated the most about working on my cars….
    Working on my back underneath them….
    In the cold….
    In all my 50 years of having to do my own car work, everything under a car, was me on my back….
    I wish I could have been on my feet….

  14. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Johnny says:

    I watched this video and 3 days later I have the same leak. Coincidence? I think not. Eric is giving people the money light over the inter-web.

  15. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Denis Andrzejewski says:

    Howdy Mr O. I see Mrs O has a 19 Sedona with the 6. My daughter bought a 19 Sorento AWD with the 6. She’s been having problems with transmission and driving software. Two Kia dealers have been unable to duplicate the problem. Poor drivability, most efficient in “ sport” mode, reduced mpg. One had it and returned it with only 2 miles difference from drop-off to return. Too little to diagnose properly from my perspective. Have you encountered software issues?

  16. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Brandon Petrilla says:

    Unbelievable plastic oil filter housing , Could they get any cheaper on these engines, Kia and Hyundai no good, Id never get one.

  17. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Curtis Gomes says:

    I’m old enough to remember when KIA stood for “Killed In Action”.

  18. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars John Mehaffey says:

    When mrs o says do it, Eric says yes ma’am immediately but you do know that I charge $150 per hour, mrs o doesn’t say anything she just gives that look only wives can give, mr o slinks away chastised, great post Eric

  19. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars nerd3xd says:

    I see that Mr O watches Project Farm too…

  20. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Car Mo says:

    What happened to the car's warranty?

  21. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Alan C says:

    Didn't actually catch if you reused the original gasket or used some RTV gasket maker? The original looked good so I guess you just needed to tighten her up!

  22. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Roger Kennedy says:

    Yes most of us know what's up with all the shit going on these days ,don't think it will end soon hopefully 2 years

  23. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars John Adams says:

    Worst vehicle we ever owned. 2005 Sedona. Ended up in the junkyard at 50,000 km with blown motor. Had literally EVERYTHING go wrong over the two years we owned it.

  24. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Fix It Again Tony says:

    The problem is the gasket gets hard due to heat cycling. The plastic flexes each time you change the filter and eventually the gasket is too hard and can't seal properly. Maybe a light application of RTV on the gasket would help.

  25. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars rvborgh says:

    if you need OEM Kia/Hyundai parts like this, and can't get them from the normal sources, i would recommend Albert Hwang of Gangnam parts out of South Korea. He was actually faster than my local Hyundai dealer… and for much less. Parts were at my door in 3-4 days from South Korea.

  26. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Kakeeto Alex says:

    I still do trust the arm lock torque, it just feels "righter" when tightened that way anyway!

  27. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Kakeeto Alex says:

    Hey Eric, no hating on the Jiffy lube chaps..

  28. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Centurion Home Inspections, Inc. says:

    The oil filter is under the car? My 2018 Sedona’s filter is right on top under the cover. 3.3l V6. Hmmm.

  29. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mr Jeff says:

    All that loving husband talk for “I’ll do it next week!”

  30. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jerome Wink says:

    It’s cute how he things the factory torques bolts to the manual spec.

    Try working on a Subaru where bolts with a Alec around 20ftlb are all around 100.
    I was the first to remove the oil plug in my Legacy and it took a 1/2” drive impact driver to get the bolt out.

  31. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mark Flo says:

    KIA? Mrs. O needs a Lamborghini!!

  32. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Nick Mitton says:

    Mrs O is a lucky lady to have her Knight in Greasy armour. Lol 😁

  33. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ricardo The PC Gamer says:

    my gf's dad has a 2017 Kia Sorento with that same engine. And it randomly one day just started leaking oil sooo bad. It was pouring out between the engine and transmission. It was leaking so bad that it would leave a trail behind.

  34. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Me Blake says:

    LOL ….35 fig newtons, mother of Perl…..

  35. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars ` says:

    Does anyone know if he ever said why he chose the Kia besides low cost and availability? The Odyssey or Pilot would have been great. Or even a RAV or Highlander to haul the kids and their gear.

  36. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars ` says:

    The whole coin shortage is bullcrahp. Indoctrination into digital everything and only digital.

  37. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Andy Burk says:

    That oil filter housing, plastic – another example of why not to buy a late model vehicle.

  38. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Eric E says:

    I do believe that part was made by Briggs and Stratton.

  39. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Bill Dennis says:

    Thx SMAR for an informative and entertaining video, it's reaasuring to me to see what I consider a master auto tech and small bussiness owner invest in a similar brand vehicle as I have. We've put over 100k miles on our Optima and it has been relatively trouble free and inexpensive for parts. I will say that in our experience Hyundai Kia have stokd behind their product as our Theta 2 engine failed catastrophically @ 97k mikes and was replaced without cost of towing or rental car. I also have a '15 GMC Sierra SLT 3500 dbl cab D'Max Allison DRW that has 75k miles with some repairs that GM decided weren't covered under warranty such as the Boshe CP4 faulty designed HPFP which RAM has covered with a recall in late MY trucks avoiding the potential $12k expense to replace the entire contaminated fuel system charged to it's customers when a known defective part fails. I'm a 2nd gen GM customer but sadly IMHO not the company it was in the past and has forgot that treating customers fairly will bring them back for future business. YMMY

  40. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mark Evans says:

    Eric…what is your opinion on oil brands? As a 27 year veteran mechanic. I remember watching a test where they put 5 different brands of oil in a pan on a burner and penzoil was the first to burn up followed by Castrol. I do remember valvoline never burnt at all. My dad a 60 year mechanic watched this test with me and he told me that he never uses penzoil not even in a lawn mower. From then on I have only used valvoline or Mobil 1. My dad and I did some testing of our own and sure enough penzoil was the first to burn up. I'm sure if a person does the regular oil changes and doesn't drive the crap out of their vehicles penzoil probaly would be fine. Of course these days most cars use synthetic oil anyway. I was just curious on anyone's thoughts on different brands. I personally refuse to use penzoil and probaly always will. Any other mechanics feel the same?

  41. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars ULTRA MAGA PIMPERNEL says:

    How can I DM you, got questions re errant codes on my 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee WK with the big 3.0.?

  42. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars ULTRA MAGA PIMPERNEL says:

    What on earth motivated you to buy a Kia?

  43. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Billmetal says:

    Everything is plastic these days. Things warp and it is often not noticeable.

  44. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Skip says:

    geeze, these days I wouldn't try to offer an alternative – I used to have brand loyalty but that went out the window sometime back – bur really Eric, a Kia for Mrs. O?

  45. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Kevin Byrne says:

    It's the shoemaker's children who go barefoot …

    And it's the mechanic's wife whose van leaks oil.

  46. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars John Xiong says:

    What kind of oil filter housing is that? Looks too cheap to me. Glad my 2019 highlander oil change is easy.

  47. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars JPVolvo says:

    The powerstop brakes are always great in my experience, always order them off rockauto pretty cheap all in

  48. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Scott M says:

    What ugga dugga calibration tool do you use?

  49. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars eighthof8 says:

    Saw Mrs O was doing donuts in a parking lot with her Kia just before the repair was made.