Kia FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE Complaints

Kia FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE Complaints
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    • Consumers have filed a total of 4 complaints related to Kia FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE.

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    Parts: FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE
    • Date of Incident: Sep-24, 2019
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Jan-06, 2020

    TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2019 Kia Forte. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEM ENGAGED INDEPENDENTLY AND THE ?CAMERA OBSTRUCTED? WARNING SYMBOL STARTED TO FLASH. ALSO, THE BRAKES ACTIVATED INDEPENDENTLY AND THE VEHICLE STOPPED ABRUPTLY. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEM WARNING INDICATOR REMAINED FLASHING. ADDITIONALLY, WHILE THE COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEM WAS ENGAGED, THE VEHICLE FAILED TO ACCELERATE. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO JT'S KIA OF COLUMBIA (230 KILLIAN COMMONS PARKWAY, COLUMBIA, SC 29203) WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE TRANSMISSION NEEDED TO BE REPLACED; HOWEVER, IT WAS ON BACKORDER. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE VEHICLE WAS STILL IN THE DEALER?S CUSTODY. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS UNKNOWN.

    Parts: FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE
    • Date of Incident: Sep-01, 2019
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Oct-10, 2019

    TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2019 Kia Sorento. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 60 MPH, THE FORWARD COLLISION WARNING MESSAGE SUDDENLY DISPLAYED. MOMENTS LATER, THE VEHICLE ABRUPTLY STOPPED WITHOUT ANY OTHER VEHICLES IN THE VICINITY. AFTER TURNING THE VEHICLE OFF AND RESTARTING THE ENGINE, THE VEHICLE OPERATED NORMALLY; HOWEVER, THE FAILURE RECURRED. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO VAN SYCKLE KIA (729 HOGAN RD, BANGOR, ME), BUT THE CAUSE OF THE FAILURE COULD NOT BE DETERMINED. LATER, WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 40 MPH, THE ?BLIND SIDE COLLISION? MESSAGE DISPLAYED AND SUDDENLY ACTIVATED, WHICH ABRUPTLY STOPPED THE VEHICLE WITHOUT ANY OTHER VEHICLES AROUND. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURES AND PROVIDED CASE NUMBER: 13352019. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 5,000.

    Parts: FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE
    • Date of Incident: Apr-10, 2019
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Sep-10, 2019

    TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2019 Kia Niro. WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS AT A COMPLETE STOP, THE FORWARD COLLISION WARNING INDICATOR ILLUMINATED INTERMITTENTLY. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO BOSAK KIA (241 MELTON RD, BURNS HARBOR, IN 46304, (219) 787-9200) TO BE DIAGNOSED, BUT A FAILURE COULD NOT BE FOUND. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED AND THE FAILURE RECURRED MULTIPLE TIMES. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE AND PROVIDED THE CONTACT WITH CASE NUMBER: 13342866. NO FURTHER ASSISTANCE WAS PROVIDED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 38,000.

    Parts: FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE
    • Date of Incident: Aug-03, 2015
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Aug-17, 2015

    2016 Kia Sorento. CONSUMER WRITES IN REGARDS TO VEHICLE "FORWARD COLLISION WARNING" SYSTEM ISSUES. *SMD THE CONSUMER STATED THE FORWARD COLLISION WARNING SYSTEM DOES NOT APPLY THE BRAKES AUTOMATICALLY IN A NEAR CRASH SITUATION AND THE SYSTEM MAY NOT PROVIDE A WARNING WITH ENOUGH TIME TO HELP AVOID A CRASH. THE CONSUMER STATED THE WARNING SYSTEM WAS NOT DESIGNED LIKE ITS COMPETITORS AND HE BELIEVED KIA OVERSTATED THE FUNCTIONALITY OF THE PRODUCT. *JB

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