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2008 Kia Rondo Recalls

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Most Recent 2008 Kia Rondo Recall

On April 1, 2013, Kia recalled 623,658 Kia Rondo. Kia motors corporation (kia) is recalling certain model year 2007-2010 rondo and sportage, model year 2007-2011 sorento, model year 2007 sedona, model year 2010-2011 soul, and model year 2011 optima vehicles. the stop lamp switch in the affected vehicles may malfunction. a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature preventing the shifter from being moved out of the park position and causing the electronic stability control (esc) malfunction light to illuminate.
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2008 Kia Rondo Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 1, 2013

Kia is recalling these vehicles because the stop light switch can fail resulting in loss of brake light operation and may experience other electrical concerns.

Kia will begin notifying owners of affected vehicles during May 2013. If you are experiencing problems with the brake lights, cruise control, gear shifter, push button start, or Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system system, or if you don't receive recall notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Kia recall number is SC098.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 13, 2012

Due to high resistance in the airbag electrical circuit, in the event of a crash, the driver's airbag may not deploy as expected.

Kia will notify owners of affected vehicles during March 2012. Some vehicles may illuminate the airbag warning light and others may not. If the airbag warning light is illuminated, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 22, 2008

A problem with the fuel pump may cause hard starting or engine hesitation. Unusually severe hesitation or other impairment could expose the driver to the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the engine may hesitate without warning. 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.