Consumers have filed a total of 4 complaints related to Kia ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY.
TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 Kia Soul. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING AT 35 MPH, THE VEHICLE LOSS MOTIVE POWER AND JERKED WITH THE OIL PRESSURE AND BATTERY WARNING LIGHTS ILLUMINATED. THE CONTACT COASTED TO THE SHOULDER OF THE ROADWAY AND RESTARTED THE VEHICLE HOWEVER, THE VEHICLE FAILED TO OPERATE AS DESIGNED. KINGS KIA (9600 KINGS AUTO MALL RD, CINCINNATI, OH 45249, (888) 460-0461) WAS CONTACTED AND MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO BE DIAGNOSED NOR REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT CONTACTED NOR MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 100,000.
Letter from congressman earl l buddy carter on behalf of constituent, regarding issues with a kia purchased in savannah, georgia. *ld the consumer stated the vehicle has experienced various issues including the battery being replaced 5 times in 8 months, multiple engine issues, electrical issues and a lack of acceleration. The consumer also stated, while driving with the cruise control activated, the vehicle would speed up to catch up to the designated speed and come in to close contact with the vehicle ahead. The failure is intermittent. *js
TL* THE CONTACT OWNED A 2017 Kia Niro. WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS PARKED AT THE CONTACT'S RESIDENCE, A LOUD ABNORMAL NOISE WAS HEARD. THE CONTACT LOOKED OUTSIDE AND NOTICED THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER TURN SIGNAL LIGHT AND THE MIDDLE OF THE VEHICLE WERE ON FIRE. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT WAS CALLED AND EXTINGUISHED THE FIRE. A POLICE REPORT WAS FILED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT STATED THAT THE BATTERY CAUSED THE FIRE AND DECLARED THE VEHICLE A TOTAL LOSS. THERE WERE NO INJURIES SUSTAINED. THE DEALER WAS NOT NOTIFIED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS CALLED AND THE CONTACT WAS AWAITING A CALL BACK. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 8,000.
TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 Kia Sedona. THE CONTACT STATED THAT AFTER ENTERING THE VEHICLE, IT FAILED TO START. THE FAILURE RECURRED TWICE. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO A DEALER WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE BATTERY NEEDED TO BE CHARGED AND INFORMED THE CONTACT TO DRIVE THE VEHICLE MORE OFTEN. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE VIN WAS NOT PROVIDED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 1,200.