Kia Sportage Recall 96V131000

Recall 96V131000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

July 3, 1996

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

96V131000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Potential Number of Units Affected:

693

Summary:

THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ASSEMBLY COULD BIND OR STICK DURING OPERATION.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE THE ACCELERATOR TO HOLD THE THROTTLE PARTIALLY OPEN, RESULTING IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ASSEMBLY.

Notes:

SYSTEM: FUEL; THROTTLE LINAGKES AND CONTROL; PEDAL. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES; EX MODEL. OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 1996. A PRELIMINARY NOTIFICATION MAILGRAM WAS SENT TO OWNERS ON JULY 3, 1996. NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4KIA (1-800-333-4542). ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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