What part is under driver seat undercarriage ( black box) and supported ?

Asked by Jul 02, 2015 at 08:20 PM about the 2012 Kia Sorento

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

supporting box like broke when hit truck tire retread

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Road Gators. They can do damage alright. But very hard to answer, any chance you can take a picture? That would really help us out.

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Could be something to do with the emissions.

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Been looking for pictures...this is a Sportage though. Not many images of undercarrige. What material is it? Plastic, fiberglass..steel? Look anything like this?

Yep, Bender sure could be. Good call

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New style charcoal canister.

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Or, will go full screen

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Same thing happened to me...

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So what is this plastic box for and were you able to repair it? Just hit a dresser part thrown by semi on the interstate and broke and dragging on the pavement. Wires intact, no fluids and no obvious electrical problems. Any help appreciated.

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I had the same thing happen to me and I need to know what the part is to be able to fix it. I am definitely not thrilled with my zip tie job thats getting me through. Anyone know what the part itself is actually called?

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I had the same thing happen to me when I hit a dead deer some ass left in the middle of a busy highway at night. Did anyone figure out what this part is? And if it's expensive to fix?

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I have also been looking for the name for this part. It is called a Protector canister. You can search it on the Kia Website looking for part number: 314251U008 or 31425A. It costs $180 today from Kia. Here's the link https://www.kiapartsoverstock.com/p/Kia__/PROTECTOR---CANISTER/7219910/314251U000.html

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can something tellme if I can repair that

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