Contact Kia Customer Service at 1 800 333-4542 for more information. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Trainor said the company has no reports of any crashes or injuries. I had just enough force to get it to the left side of the road safely. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and provided case number: 12997040. I called Kia spoke to a representative, she said that my car didn't qualify.
Even though the vehicle has stayed in the same household, it is now in my son's name so the warranty doesn¿T apply. It died and when restarted it was knocking and barely wanted to go. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer where an oil consumption test was performed. The safety recall is expected to begin during march 2012. I cannot afford to by another vehicle or purchase an engine.
Kia documents posted Friday by U. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash. Remedy: Kia will send an interim notification to owners in May 2013. Afterwards, there was an explosion underneath the vehicle and all power was lost, including the power steering. Owners will hear a knocking sound from the engine that increases in frequency as the engine speed rises. I had it towed home and changed the battery in it to see if it would turn over and it did.
The tach dropped to O, and I had to pull over to the side of the road to avoid getting hit by the vehicles behind me. The stop lamp switch in the affected vehicles may malfunction. Consequence: If the clock spring develops high resistance, in the event of a crash, the drivers air bag will not deploy and will not be able to properly protect the driver, increasing the risk of injuries. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. The Hyundai spokesman said there was one report of a minor injury, a cut ear, related to the issue. Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash.
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the vehicle's air bag clock spring contact assembly, free of charge. They are not the same as recalls. We took the car to a nearby garage, and the mechanic who looked at it said the crank bearing was bad and the engine was shot. The stop lamp switch in the affected vehicles may malfunction. When parts are available, owners will receive a second notification and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled.
Kia has a campaign involving 10,212 of their 2017 Sportage models equipped with an accessory trailer hitch that has a faulty module that may cause the trailer brake lights to be constantly illuminated. While driving 70 mph, all of the instrument panel indicators illuminated and the vehicle began to shake. While driving approximately 30 mph, the engine made a knocking noise and the check engine indicator illuminated. Kia will send an interim notification to owners in may 2013. N I see lately there leakage coming threw the exhaust pipe as well. Over the past few years, Kia cars and crossovers have been recalled for faulty trailer hitch modules, power sliding doors, oil seal leaks, faulty steering systems and improperly assembled accelerator components. The dealer called back three weeks later after they ordered a new engine.
This vehicle only has 86,000 miles and has been serviced regularly. The noise went away and now Feb 2019 , I am driving on the highway at 60 miles per hour and it came back and happened three times already. Please help me with this problem I do not know where else to turn. My family and I were driving on the interstate to visit family for the holiday, when the engine out of no where made a squeaking noise and then started knocking. I called my insurance company, arranged for a tow to my mechanics garage, only to have him tell me that the motor just ceased. They determined it was due to ¿broken tone wheel inside engine came apart¿ ; allegedly fixed it by replacing engine; since service I have brought 2012 Sorento back to ed voyles due my check engine light repeatedly coming back on in which ed voyles just turns it off stating; ¿we really don¿T know what is going on.
It started right up and he drove it for awuite a bit to be sure. Kia is a smaller affiliate of Hyundai. As I made my way to the shoulder and came to a stop I noticed smoke coming out of the hood. But claims started growing and by May 2016 the company extended warranties on the engines. Consequence: Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Kia will send an interim notification to owners in may 2013.
I still owe quite a bit on this and can not seem to get any help from my local Kia dealer where I purchased it. The recall began in June 2018. The vehicle was towed to jeff wyler springfield auto mall 937-783-7030, located at 1501 hillcrest ave, springfield, oh 45504. Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. The fuel pump may not operate properly resulting in not enough fuel getting to the engine.
Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 tty 1-800-424-9153 , or go to www. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash. . The clock spring contact assembly for the driver's side air bag supplemental restraint system srs may become damaged through usage over time. In September of 2015, Hyundai recalled 470,000 Sonata sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years with the same engines. Any of these malfunctions, alone or in combination, may lead to a crash. I was able to get the car seats out of the back and let it cool down some but the electric in it was not working so it wouldnt turn over.