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2000 Kia Sportage Recalls

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Most Recent 2000 Kia Sportage Recall

On August 16, 2004, Kia recalled 251,594 Kia Sportage. On certain passenger and sport utility vehicles, the front safety belt buckles may emit a "click" sound during the buckling process that is similar to the sound emitted when a buckle is being latched, when it is not.
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2000 Kia Sportage Recall Details

Summary on August 16, 2004
On certain passenger and sport utility vehicles, the front safety belt buckles may emit a "click" sound during the buckling process that is similar to the sound emitted when a buckle is being latched, when it is not.
RepairPal Expert Overview on September 7, 2000
Vehicle description: sport utility vehicle. these vehicles were distributed with owners manuals with an incorrect jump start diagram. the written instructions for jump starting are accurate. however, the diagram depicts the jumper cables attached to the wrong polarity terminals. if the diagram were followed without reference to the instructions, the resulting improper connections could cause the battery to rupture aggressively due to increased internal pressures.