I was coasting though a parking lot, about to pull in a parking space, when the car surged and crashed. The tire patterns show I had my foot on the brake, it was like it had a mind of its own! The night before, it jerked a little like the transmission was slipping! Other than that, no warning. any others experience this? Will this show on the cars computer?
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2009 Kia Sportage Question: transmission surging and sticking
Answer #1pushrod November 25, 2013, 04:19Master
Yes this happened to a buddy of mine once, he pushed the gas somehow as well as the brakes! But i am sure you had something else go wrong ¿ Not recorded in the computer, unfortunately.
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (15229 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper November 25, 2013, 08:41Master
under 10yr 100k mile warranty on drive train
ReplyMsKiT, November 25, 2013, 10:15Rookie
yes, 70K miles on it, a great car I love it! Will they be able to find what caused this?
Replyglobalhelper, November 25, 2013, 10:40Master
yes they should be
Replypushrod, November 25, 2013, 11:29Master
How much damage did it do to your car when you crashed it due to this malfunction? That may make it hard to ever find a mechanical problem. Transmission is not what caused this!
ReplyMsKiT, November 25, 2013, 11:32Rookie
the front end damaged but no fluid leaks, no radiator crushed, they are putting it on the computer right now! so, not the tranny? It surged forward very fast!
Replypushrod, November 25, 2013, 11:35Master
Ok,let us know how you make out, there may be others with that problem.