Kia Repair and Maintenance
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Kia ProblemsAccelerator Position Switch May Fail and Cause Sluggish Acceleration
The accelerator position switch may fail intermittently resulting in sluggish acceleration or lack of power.
When you get into the car everything works fine untill you try to start it. Some times it starts after a few ties, but increasingly the few tries turn into 20 minutes, into not at all.
The solution: Replace the faulty brake switch. This should be a recall. Just research it online and you will see there are many people with this exact same problem.
Kia QuestionsTurned on headlights--no low beams. Fuses and relays are good. Is this a switch? (1 answer)
All lights except for the low beams work. The lights were not left on...
ESP off light on dashboard staying on majority of time. Steering intermittently felt as though no control. When driving high speed on curve tires did not turn with the wheel turn. Steering wheel no longer horizontally level; when turned right, the wheel remains turned to the right though tires ...
It's showed #4 cylinder miss fire,I have, replaced,mass,air flow and throttlet position ,sensor
Kia RecallsRear Suspension Welds Break
The rear suspension may have a faulty weld, which could result in the weld cracking. Dealers will inspect the welds at the rear suspension cross member, replacing the rear cross member assembly as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
The secondary hood latch may stick in the open position and not fully secure the hood. This could allow the hood to open while driving. Dealers will replace the secondary hood latch or clean and lubricate the latch, depending on the vehicle's location and the condition of the latch free of charge to resolve the concern.
The front lower control arms may fracture and separate from the vehicle due to exposure to road salt and corrosion. Dealers will replace the front lower control arms or add additional corrosion protection to existing control arms as needed free of charge to resolve the concern.