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Kia Recalls

Models : Kia Rio
Engine, June 18, 2004
Summary:ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL INTAKE NIPPLE OF THE FUEL DISTRIBUTOR IS SUBJECT TO FRACTURE OR CRACKING DURING REMOVAL OF THE QUICK CONNECT COUPLING SECURING THE MAIN FUEL TUBE ASSEMBLY TO THE FUEL INTAKE NIPPLE, OR WHEN FORCE IS ACCIDENTALLY APPLIED TO THE INTAKE NIPPLE DURING THE VEHICLE ASSEMBLY PROCESS OR DURING ENGINE COMPARTMENT REPAIRS.
Models : Kia Sedona
Brakes, May 19, 2003
RepairPal Expert Overview:

A programming error in the ABS Control Module logic could cause reduced braking force and increased stopping distances when stopping the vehicle below 25 MPH. This could result in a crash. Dealers will reprogram the control module to fix the issue. The recall began May 19, 2003. The Kia recall number is SC-032.

Models : Kia Sedona
Body, Interior & Misc., April 25, 2003
Summary:ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, SOME OF THE SECOND AND THIRD ROW SEAT STRIKERS INSTALLED ON THE VEHICLE FLOOR PAN HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY HEAT TREATED AND COULD BREAK IN A CRASH.
Models : Kia Optima
Electrical & Lights, March 28, 2003
Summary:ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5 AND 2.7 LITER V6 ENGINES, THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR (CKP) CASES DID NOT MEET DIMENSIONAL SPECIFICATIONS.
Models : Kia Sedona
Body, Interior & Misc., February 24, 2003
Summary:CERTAIN MINI VANS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 209, ¿SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES.¿ THE SECOND AND THIRD SEAT BELT BUCKLE ANCHOR BOLTS DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE STANDARDS.
Models : Kia Sephia, Kia Sportage
Body, Interior & Misc., December 20, 2002
Summary:ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE SAFETY BELT BUCKLE MAY "FALSE LATCH" AND EXPOSE THE DRIVER TO UNRESTRAINED MOVEMENT DURING A CRASH.
Models : Kia Sephia
Electrical & Lights, September 6, 2002
Summary:ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH 36,000 MILES OR LESS AS OF JULY 15, 2002, AN ELECTRICAL CONTACT PROBLEM MAY HAVE DEVELOPED IN THE HAZARD SWITCH WHICH COULD RESULT IN INOPERATIVE HAZARD LIGHTS AND/OR INOPERATIVE TURN SIGNALS.
Models : Kia Optima
Body, Interior & Misc., May 11, 2001
Summary:VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SIDE AIR BAG WIRE HARNESS FOR THE DRIVER POSITION COULD BE MIS-ROUTED, WHICH COULD RESULT IN IT BEING PINCHED OR CUT BY THE SEAT CUSHION TILT MECHANISM.
Models : Kia Sephia
Engine, November 13, 2000
Summary:VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. MANUFACTURING CHANGES WERE MADE TO THE ORVR SPRING FORCE AND FLOAT WIRE LENGTH REDUCING THE VALVE ANGLE. CERTAIN VALVES CAUSED FUEL SHUT OFF BEFORE THE TANK REACHED 95% OF NOMINAL CAPACITY.
Models : Kia Sportage
Electrical & Lights, September 7, 2000
RepairPal Expert Overview:

The diagram depicting the proper location of jump starting the vehicle is inaccurate. Following the diagram instead of the text, which is written properly, could result in injury. Owners were sent an adhesive label with the correct illustration to update their owners manuals.