Kia ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING Complaints

Kia ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING Complaints
    • 3 Complaints
    • 0 Crashes
    • 1 Fires
    • 0 Injuries
    • 0 Fatalities
    • Consumers have filed a total of 3 complaints related to Kia ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING.

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    Parts: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Date of Incident: Jan-02, 2019
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Feb-25, 2019

    2018 Kia Stinger. CONSUMER WRITES IN REGARDS TO SAFETY RECALL. 18V-754. *LD *TR

    Parts: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Date of Incident: Jul-07, 2017
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Jul-28, 2017

    TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2017 Kia Optima. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 70 MPH, THE HEADLIGHTS FLICKERED A COUPLE OF TIMES AND THEN STOPPED. THE ABS, AIR BAG, AND TRACTION CONTROL WARNING INDICATORS ILLUMINATED. THE FAILURE RECURRED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER (MENTOR KIA IN MENTOR, OH) WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE WIRING WAS FAULTY. THE CONTACT KEPT THE VEHICLE AND PROVIDED THE CONTACT WITH A LOANER VEHICLE. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 7,000.

    Parts: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Date of Incident: Jul-03, 2017
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Jul-18, 2017

    CPSC:I HAD A TRAILER HITCH INSTALLED ON MY 2015 Kia Sportage., I WAS EXISTING THE CASTLE ROCK MOTEL IN FRIENDSHIP, WI WHEN AN ELECTRICAL FIRE ERUPTED IN THE BACK OF THE CAR WHERE MY 1 YEAR OLD GRANDSON WAS STRAPPED INTO THE CAR SEAT. ONE OF THE HOTEL EMPLOYEES SAW ME STRUGGLE TO GET HIM OUT OF THE CAR SEAT AND CAME TO ASSIST, AT THE SAME TIME DAUGHTER (WHO WAS ALSO IN THE CAR WITH ME) CALLED THE FIRE DEPARTMENT. THE HOTEL EMPLOYEE RETRIEVED SOME TOOLS AND DISCONNECTED THE BATTERY. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT DISMANTLED THE BACK PANEL WHERE THE SMOKE WAS COMING FROM AND DETERMINED THE ROOT CAUSE WAS THE WIRING HARNESS "BLACK BOX." THEY ADVISED ME TO HAVE A MECHANIC CHECK THE CAR BEFORE CONTINUING TO DRIVE IT. *BF UPDATED 07/19/2017*JS

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