Kia FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE Complaints

Kia FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE Complaints
    • 11 Complaints
    • 0 Crashes
    • 3 Fires
    • 0 Injuries
    • 0 Fatalities
    • Consumers have filed a total of 11 complaints related to Kia FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE.

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    Parts: FUEL SYSTEM GASOLINEENGINE
    • Date of Incident: Apr-17, 2020
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Oct-05, 2020

    2017 Kia Sorento. CONSUMER WRITES IN REGARDS MASSIVE FUEL LEAK ENGINE FIRE. *LD THE CONSUMER STATED THE VEHICLE LEAKED TWO GALLONS OF FUEL ONTO THE ENGINE COVER. THE VEHICLE BURST INTO FLAMES. THE VEHICLE WAS DESTROYED ALONG WITH SOME PERSONAL ITEMS. *JS

    Parts: FUEL SYSTEM GASOLINE
    • Date of Incident: Sep-17, 2020
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Sep-17, 2020

    TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 Kia Optima. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE HIS DAUGHTER WAS DRIVING THE VEHICLE, SHE BECAME AWARE OF A FUEL ODOR INSIDE THE VEHICLE. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING THE VEHICLE RECENTLY, HE NOTICED THAT THE HIGH FUEL PUMP LEAKED FUEL. THERE WAS NO WARNING. THE CONTACT CALLED THE PARKWAY FAMILY KIA LOCATED AT 22555 US-59, KINGWOOD, TX 77339, AND WAS INFORMED THAT THERE WAS NO RECALL ON THE VIN. THE VEHICLE WAS NEITHER DIAGNOSED NOR REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 67,000. *LN*DT*JB CONSUMER STATED DEALER WAS NOT ABLE TO HELP.*JB*JB

    Parts: FUEL SYSTEM GASOLINEENGINE
    • Date of Incident: May-23, 2020
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Jun-11, 2020

    TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 Kia Optima. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING AT 60 MPH, THE VEHICLE STALLED WITH THE CHECK ENGINE WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATED. THE CONTACT PULLED OVER AND THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO MIKE MURPHY KIA (6150 ALTAMA AVE, BRUNSWICK, GA 31525) WHERE THE VEHICLE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH ENGINE FAILURE. THE DEALER CONTACTED THE MANUFACTURER FOR APPROVAL TO HAVE THE ENGINE REPLACED UNDER NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 18V907000 (FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, ENGINE). THE MANUFACTURER NOTIFIED THE CONTACT THAT THE ENGINE REPLACEMENT FAILED AND THAT ANOTHER ENGINE NEEDED TO BE ORDERED TO REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE ENGINE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 130,000.

    Parts: FUEL SYSTEM GASOLINEENGINE
    • Date of Incident: Mar-26, 2019
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Dec-27, 2019

    TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2017 Kia Sorento. WHILE DRIVING 35 MPH, THE VEHICLE STALLED AND THE CHECK ENGINE WARNING INDICATOR FLASHED. THE CONTACT TOOK THE VEHICLE TO METRO KIA OF MADISON (5442 WAYNE TERRACE, MADISON, WI 53718) AND WAS INFORMED THAT THE VEHICLE WAS INCLUDED IN NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 18V907000 (FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, ENGINE). THE DEALER REPLACED THE KNOCK SENSOR. ON ANOTHER OCCASION, WHILE TRAVELING 45 MPH, THE SAME FAILURE OCCURRED WITH THE CHECK ENGINE WARNING INDICATOR FLASHING. THE CONTACT RETURNED THE VEHICLE TO THE SAME DEALER AND WAS INFORMED THAT THE VIN WAS INCLUDED IN A NEW UNKNOWN RECALL. THE VEHICLE REMAINED IN THE POSSESSION OF THE DEALER. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 30,000.

    Parts: FUEL SYSTEM GASOLINEENGINE
    • Date of Incident: Jun-24, 2019
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Aug-07, 2019

    TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 Kia Optima. WHILE DRIVING 70 MPH, THE VEHICLE BEGAN TO DECELERATE AND STALLED WHILE THE CHECK ENGINE BLINKED. THE CONTACT WAS ABLE TO DRIVE THE VEHICLE HOME DESPITE THE ENGINE STALLING PERSISTENTLY. THE CONTACT DROVE THE VEHICLE TO AN AUTO ZONE TO HAVE THE VEHICLE DIAGNOSED, BUT THEY SUGGESTED THE VEHICLE BE TAKEN TO A DEALER. THE CONTACT TOOK THE VEHICLE TO CRAIN KIA OF SHERWOOD (5830 WARDEN RD, SHERWOOD, AR 72120, 501-436-4852) WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE KNOCK SENSOR NEEDED REPLACEMENT. THE FAILURE WAS ASSOCIATED WITH NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 18V907000 (FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, ENGINE). THE CONTACT WAS DRIVING A LOANER VEHICLE FOR THE PAST MONTH BECAUSE THE VEHICLE WAS STILL BEING REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 171,000. THE VIN WAS UNKNOWN.

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