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2003 Kia Rio Recalls

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Most Recent 2003 Kia Rio Recall

On September 15, 2006, Kia recalled 32,257 Kia Rio. Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 208, "occupant crash protection." when used with certain child seats, the automatic locking retractor (alr) function in the rear outboard seatbelt assemblies may disengage.
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2003 Kia Rio Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 15, 2006

The automatic locking function of the rear seat belts may not function.

Please contact your Kia dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

 

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 30, 2006

The lower child seat tethers should not be used. 

Please contact your Kia dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

 

Summary on June 18, 2004
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.