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Most Recent Kia Spectra Recall

On April 25, 2011, Kia recalled 58,322 Kia Spectra. Kia is recalling certain model year 2004-2007 spectra ld vehicles manufactured from november 7, 2003, through march 6, 2007, originally sold, or currently registered in, connecticut, delaware, illinois, indiana, iowa, maine, maryland massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, missouri, newhampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhodeisland, vermont, west virginia, wisconsin, and the district ofcolumbia. there is a possibility that corrosion of the fuel tank straps which hold the tank may occur as a result of prolonged exposure to road salt. as a result of the corrosion, one or both straps may separate allowing the fuel tank to contact the ground and possibly disrupt the integrity of the tank.
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Kia Spectra Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 25, 2011

In areas where road salt is used, the fuel tank straps could rust and break. This could cause the fuel tank to fall and contact the ground. If this were to happen, a fuel leak could develop, increasing the risk of a fire.

This should be considered a high priority recall. The fuel tank could fall to the ground 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.

Years Affected:2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
RepairPal Expert Overview on September 21, 2005

The passenger side air bag may remain active when a child seat is installed. This can allow unintended deployment of the front passenger air bag in a crash.

Kia notified owners of affected vehicles starting in October 2005. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

Years Affected:2004, 2005
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 20, 2005

On certain vehicles poorly manufactured suspension components could fail causing crash.

KIA will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning April 8, 2005. If you have not been contacted and think your car falls under this recall. You should contact your local dealership. It is helpful to have your VIN Vehicle Identification Number ready when doing so.

Year Affected:2005
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