Consumers have filed a total of 146 complaints related to Kia VISIBILITY/WIPER.
While driving about thirty miles per hour in traffic i heard a bang and my sunroof exploded. Thankfully the sun shade was closed or shards of glass would have hit me. The car behind me swerved probably to avoid the glass. It was scary and i initially thought an accident had occurred. The manufacturer needs to figure out how this happened and change the design to prevent it.
2016 Kia Sorento V6 LX FWD AUTOMATIC -- ONE DAY, SUDDENLY, THE WIPER FLUID LEAKED ALMOST THE ENTIRE TANK ON OUR GARAGE FLOOR IMMEDIATELY AFTER FILLING. NO OTHER SMALL LEAKS WERE NOTICED BEFORE THIS MAJOR FAIL. I FOUND KIA BLOGS IN ABUNDANCE AND A LARGE NUMBER OF YOUTUBE VIDEOS REPORTING THE SAME ISSUE. THERE WAS EVEN SPECULATION IN SEVERAL KIA FORUMS THAT THE PROBLEM WAS SO PREVALENT KIA SHOULD, AT A MINIMUM, PUBLISH A SERVICE BULLETIN, AND SOME URGED FOR A BONA FIDE RECALL. I CHECKED THE POINT OF FAILURE AS SUGGESTED IN SEVERAL VIDEOS AND BLOGS, AND INDEED IT WAS A CRACK IN THE WASHER PUMP MECHANISM, APPARENTLY AROUND THE WHITE BULBOUS PIECE THAT BIFURCATES ON OPPOSITE SIDES WHERE RUBBER TUBES ARE ATTACHED TO PLASTIC PROTRUSIONS, AND FROM THERE THE FLUID IS DISPENSED TO EACH OF TWO NOZZLES NEAR THE BASE OF THE WINDSHIELD THAT RELEASE THE FLUID ON DEMAND.
My wife was driving and said that all of a sudden a crack appeared that came from the passenger side almost all the way into he field of view. After inspection, i do find a very small (smaller than a pin head) chip. She never recalls hearing something hit the vehicle.
With winter coming on the vehicle is being driven in night time conditions. The factory window tinting interferes with the ability to see down the road effectively as the top part of the window is dark at night. .
Came out of my home this morning (12/9/2020) to find a large crack in my windshield stemming from a small chip. I? M the only driver and encountered nothing on my drive to or from my destination to result in something like this. There is nothing near where my vehicle is parked to result in something like this either. I bought the vehicle at the end of june 2020 and my driving is minimal.