Kia EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS Complaints

Kia EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS Complaints
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    • Consumers have filed a total of 8 complaints related to Kia EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS.

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    Parts: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    • Date of Incident: Dec-07, 2020
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Dec-21, 2020

    TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2017 Kia Forte. THE CONTACT STATED WHILE DRIVING AT VARIOUS SPEEDS, THE DRIVER'S SIDE HEADLIGHT BECAME INOPERABLE WITHOUT WARNING. AFTER OPENING THE HOOD, THE HEADLIGHT WORKED AS DESIGNED. ADDITIONALLY, WHILE USING THE LEFT TURN SIGNAL, THE DRIVER'S SIDE HEAD LIGHT BECAME INOPERABLE. THE LOCAL DEALER WAS NOT CONTACTED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DIAGNOSED NOR REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS CONTACTED AND REFERRED THE CONTACT TO NHTSA. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 59,000.

    Parts: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    • Date of Incident: Aug-01, 2020
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Aug-10, 2020

    TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 Kia K900. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 60 MPH AT NIGHT, THE HEADLAMPS WERE NOT ADEQUATELY ILLUMINATING THE ROADWAY. THE CONTACT STATED THAT AFTER OBSERVING THE VEHICLE, THEY NOTICED THAT THE HEADLAMPS WERE FACING DOWNWARDS. THE CONTACT CONTACTED THE DEALER GERALD KIA OF NAPERVILLE (1661 AURORA AVE, NAPERVILLE, IL 60540, (630) 445-2542) WHO INFORMED THE CONTACT THAT THE AUTO MODE FOR THE HEADLAMPS FAILED DUE TO THE MOTOR FAILING AND NEEDING TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE HAD NOT BEEN REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE AND INFORMED THE CONTACT THAT THE VEHICLE WAS NOT INCLUDED IN NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 16V210000 (EXTERIOR LIGHTING) AND OPENED A CASE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 61,000.

    Parts: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    • Date of Incident: Jul-15, 2020
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Jul-28, 2020

    TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2016 Kia Soul. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING AT AN UNDISCLOSED SPEED, SEVERAL UNKNOWN WARNING LIGHTS ILLUMINATED WITH HEADLIGHTS FLASHING INDEPENDENTLY. THE CONTACT PULLED OVER AND RESTARTED THE VEHICLE TEMPORARILY OPERATED AS DESIGNED. THE FAILURE RECURRED AND THE HEADLIGHTS FAILED TO ILLUMINATE. THE CONTACT DROVE THE VEHICLE TO THE RESIDENCE WITH THE HAZARD LIGHTS FLASHING. KIA OF BOWIE LOCATED AT 16620 GOVERNOR BRIDGE RD, BOWIE, MD 20716, (301)-820-7500 WAS CONTACTED AND INFORMED OF THE FAILURE. THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED TO BRING THE VEHICLE IN TO BE DIAGNOSED HOWEVER, A LOANER VEHICLE WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS CONTACTED AND INFORMED OF THE FAILURE AND A CASE WAS FILED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 37,770.

    Parts: EXTERIOR LIGHTINGELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Date of Incident: Feb-07, 2020
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Jul-06, 2020

    TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2017 Kia Sorento. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING AT VARIOUS SPEEDS, THE HEADLAMPS FAILED TO REMAIN ILLUMINATED WITH THE HEADLAMP SWITCH IN THE AUTO POSITION. THE TURN SIGNALS WERE ALSO INOPERABLE. THE CONTACT STATED THAT HEADLIGHT SUGGESTED MESSAGE WAS DISPLAYED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE HEADLAMPS OPERATED AS DESIGNED WITH THE HEADLAMP SWITCH IN THE ON POSITION. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO GREENWAY KIA WEST LOCATED AT (8701 E COLONIAL DR, ORLANDO, FL 32817) TO BE DIAGNOSED. THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED THAT THE MULTI-FUNCTION SWITCH NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE AND A CASE WAS OPENED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 38,000.

    Parts: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    • Date of Incident: May-01, 2019
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Oct-11, 2019

    TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 Kia Soul. WHILE DRIVING 25 MPH, THE CONTACT NOTICED THAT THE FRONT DRIVER'S SIDE HEADLIGHT WAS NOT ILLUMINATING. THERE WERE NO WARNING INDICATORS ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO ALL STAR KIA EAST (LOCATED AT 27700 JUBAN RD, BLDG. 2, DENHAM SPRINGS, LA 70726, (225) 490-7679) WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE HOUSING UNIT OF THE HEADLIGHT NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS INFORMED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 88,000. *LN CONSUMER STATED THE ATTACHED PICTURE IS THE DRIVER?S SIDE HEADLIGHT HOUSING UNIT. THIS IS A ORIGINAL MANUFACTURER ?S PART. THE PICTURE SHOWS WHERE IT HA MELTED, NEVER HAD ANY PART OF THE HEADLIGHT BEEN CHANGED ALL PARTS ARE ORIGINAL MANUFACTURER PARTS.*JB

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