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Top Kia Sportage Safety Problems

Engine And Engine Cooling Engine Gasoline (158 Safety Reviews)
transmission shifts erratically. in addition, noisy rear brakes
consumer's vehicle has been stalling at any speed over 55mph.
while driving slowly or stepping on brakes the engine dies
engine stalls.
car is constantly leaking oil. manufacturer contacted, replaced
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Fuel System, Gasoline (130 Safety Reviews)
when i placed the vehicle in reverse, it felt
the gas tank shield is rusting to pieces. noticed
tl* the contact owns a 2005 kia sportage. the
we experience an intermittent raw gasoline smell in the interior
i purchased a kia sportage ex 2001 on 12/27/12 from
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Electrical System (102 Safety Reviews)
tl* the contact owns a 2009 kia sportage. the
the car was not running and smoke started to come
when i placed the vehicle in reverse, it felt
i received a safety recall notice for the stop lamp
push button start would not engage - car was in
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Air Bags Frontal (90 Safety Reviews)
coming to a stop sign, applied brakes and the
while driving about 25-30 mph vehicle was involved in head-on
while driving about 25-30 mph vehicle was involved in head-on
vehicle was involved in a head-on collision and the air
air bags did not deploy in a frontal crash.
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Air Bags (88 Safety Reviews)
tl* the contact owns a 1997 kia sportage. the
i was driving the vehicle when the air bag light
the air bag light started blinking, then stayed lit.
on april 12, 2013 i got into my 2000
the airbag light is suddenly on while driving. turning
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Power Train Automatic Transmission (75 Safety Reviews)
transmission shifts erratically. in addition, noisy rear brakes
horn malfunctioned twice. in addition, replaced electric windows
transmission "slams" when shifting from 2nd to 3rd after it
brought to dealer for leak. dealer states transmission pan
tl* the contact owns a 2008 kia sportage. while
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Kia Sportage Safety Reports

Air Bags (88 Safety Reviews)

Air Bags Frontal (90 Safety Reviews)

Air Bags Frontal Driver Side Inflator Module (1 Safety Reviews)

Air Bags Frontal Sensor/control Module (4 Safety Reviews)

Air Bags Knee Bolster (1 Safety Reviews)

Air Bags Side/window (7 Safety Reviews)

Child Seat (3 Safety Reviews)

Communications Horn Assembly (16 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System (102 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Instrument Panel (1 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Alternator/generator/regulator (6 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Battery (20 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Battery Cables (2 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Fuses And Circuit Breakers (9 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Ignition (24 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Ignition Module (3 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Ignition Switch (5 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Starter Assembly (8 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Wiring (35 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Wiring Front Underhood (20 Safety Reviews)

Electrical System Wiring Interior/under Dash (11 Safety Reviews)

Electronic Stability Control (22 Safety Reviews)

Engine (29 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling (63 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Cooling System (22 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Cooling System Fan (30 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Cooling System Hose (1 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Cooling System Radiator Assembly (9 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Engine (67 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Engine Gasoline (158 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Engine Gasoline Belts And Associated Pulleys (8 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Exhaust System (50 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Exhaust System Emission Control (17 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Exhaust System Emission Control Catalytic Convertor (22 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Exhaust System Emission Control Crankcase (pcv) (1 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Exhaust System Emission Control Gas Recirculation Valve (egr Valve) (3 Safety Reviews)

Engine And Engine Cooling Exhaust System Manifold/header/muffler/tail Pipe (15 Safety Reviews)

Equipment (4 Safety Reviews)

Equipment Electrical (3 Safety Reviews)

Equipment Electrical Air Conditioner (34 Safety Reviews)

Equipment Electrical Radio/tape Deck/cd Etc. (17 Safety Reviews)

Equipment Mechanical Carrier/rack (8 Safety Reviews)

Equipment Other Owners/service/other Manual (2 Safety Reviews)

Exterior Lighting (25 Safety Reviews)

Exterior Lighting Back Up Lights (1 Safety Reviews)

Exterior Lighting Brake Lights (2 Safety Reviews)

Exterior Lighting Brake Lights Switch (5 Safety Reviews)

Exterior Lighting Hazard Flashing Warning Lights (3 Safety Reviews)

Exterior Lighting Headlights (7 Safety Reviews)

Exterior Lighting Headlights High/low Beam Dimmer Switch (1 Safety Reviews)

Exterior Lighting Tail Lights (4 Safety Reviews)

Exterior Lighting Turn Signal (3 Safety Reviews)

Exterior Lighting Turn Signal Flasher Unit (1 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Diesel Storage Tank Assembly (1 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline (130 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Delivery (7 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Delivery Fuel Pump (12 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Delivery Hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings (17 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Fuel Injection System (12 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Fuel Injection System Injectors (4 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Storage (12 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Storage Auxillary Tank (3 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Storage Auxillary Tank Selector Devices (1 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Storage Tank Assembly (61 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Storage Tank Assembly Filler Pipe And Cap (4 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Gasoline Storage Tank Assembly Mounting (5 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Other (14 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Other Delivery (1 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Other Delivery Fuel Pump (4 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Other Delivery Hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings (6 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Other Fuel Injection System (1 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Other Storage Fuel Gauge System (1 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Other Storage Tank Assembly (4 Safety Reviews)

Fuel System, Other Storage Tank Assembly Filling/charging (1 Safety Reviews)

Fuel/propulsion System (30 Safety Reviews)

Interior Lighting (14 Safety Reviews)

Latches/locks/linkages (5 Safety Reviews)

Latches/locks/linkages Doors Latch (20 Safety Reviews)

Latches/locks/linkages Hatchback/liftgate Lock (2 Safety Reviews)

Latches/locks/linkages Hood Latch (3 Safety Reviews)

Latches/locks/linkages Tailgate Latch (2 Safety Reviews)

Latches/locks/linkages Trunk Lid Lock (3 Safety Reviews)

Other (74 Safety Reviews)

Parking Brake (1 Safety Reviews)

Parking Brake Conventional (2 Safety Reviews)

Parking Brake Conventional Mechanical (1 Safety Reviews)

Power Train (45 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Automatic Transmission (75 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Automatic Transmission Cooling Unit And Lines (2 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Automatic Transmission Gear Position Indication (prndl) (2 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Automatic Transmission Lever And Linkage Column Shift (39 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Automatic Transmission Park/neutral Start Switch (3 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Axle Assembly (14 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Axle Assembly Axle Shaft (9 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Axle Assembly Axle Shaft Seal (5 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Axle Hubs (26 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Clutch Assembly (7 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Clutch Assembly Pedal/linkage (1 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Driveline (3 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Driveline Constant Velocity Joint (1 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Driveline Differential Unit (9 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Driveline Driveshaft (12 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Manual Transmission (18 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Manual Transmission Column Shift Assembly (1 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Manual Transmission Floor Shift Assembly (1 Safety Reviews)

Power Train Transfer Case (4-wheel Drive) (29 Safety Reviews)

Seat Belts (23 Safety Reviews)

Seat Belts Front (4 Safety Reviews)

Seat Belts Front Anchorage (16 Safety Reviews)

Seat Belts Front Buckle Assembly (20 Safety Reviews)

Seat Belts Front Retractor (7 Safety Reviews)

Seat Belts Front Warning Light/devices (1 Safety Reviews)

Seat Belts Rear (7 Safety Reviews)

Seats (8 Safety Reviews)

Seats Front Assembly Head Restraint (1 Safety Reviews)

Seats Front Assembly Recliner (4 Safety Reviews)

Seats Mid/rear Assembly (1 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes (19 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Air Antilock (3 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Air Disc Rotor (2 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Electric (1 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic (47 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Antilock (57 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Antilock Control Unit/module (2 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components (44 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Differential Proportional Valve (1 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Disc (34 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Disc Caliper (13 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Disc Pads (13 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Disc Rotor (41 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Drum (3 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Drum Wheel Cylinders (1 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings (10 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Master Cylinder (18 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Pedals And Linkages (2 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Power Assist (5 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Power Assist Hydraulic Hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings (1 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Power Assist Vacuum (1 Safety Reviews)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Switches Brake Warning (2 Safety Reviews)

Steering (46 Safety Reviews)

Steering Column Locking Anti-theft Device (5 Safety Reviews)

Steering Electric Power Assist System (2 Safety Reviews)

Steering Gear Box (other Than Rack And Pinion) (3 Safety Reviews)

Steering Gear Box Shaft Pitman (1 Safety Reviews)

Steering Hydraulic Power Assist System (6 Safety Reviews)

Steering Hydraulic Power Assist Hose, Piping, And Connections (4 Safety Reviews)

Steering Hydraulic Power Assist Pump (2 Safety Reviews)

Steering Linkages Arm Idler And Attachment (2 Safety Reviews)

Steering Linkages Knuckle Spindle Arm (2 Safety Reviews)

Steering Linkages Tie Rod Assembly (3 Safety Reviews)

Steering Wheel And Handle Bar (11 Safety Reviews)

Structure (19 Safety Reviews)

Structure Frame And Members Underbody Shields (13 Safety Reviews)

Structure Body (44 Safety Reviews)

Structure Body Bumpers (3 Safety Reviews)

Structure Body Door (38 Safety Reviews)

Structure Body Door Hinge And Attachments (2 Safety Reviews)

Structure Body Hatchback/liftgate (3 Safety Reviews)

Structure Body Hatchback/liftgate Hinge And Attachments (1 Safety Reviews)

Structure Body Hatchback/liftgate Support Device (1 Safety Reviews)

Structure Body Hood (3 Safety Reviews)

Structure Body Roof And Pillars (1 Safety Reviews)

Structure Body Tailgate (3 Safety Reviews)

Structure Body Trunk Lid (4 Safety Reviews)

Structure Frame And Members (40 Safety Reviews)

Suspension (48 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Automatic Stability Control (asc) (2 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Front (31 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint (2 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Ball Joint (1 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Front Hub (6 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Front Macpherson Strut (1 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Front Springs Coil Springs (2 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Front Stabilizer Bar (2 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Front Wheel Bearing (17 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Multiple Axle Torque Arm (1 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Rear (12 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Rear Axle Spindle (2 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Rear Springs (2 Safety Reviews)

Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly U-bolt, Leaf Spring To Axle (1 Safety Reviews)

Tires (30 Safety Reviews)

Tires Pressure Monitoring And Regulating Systems (4 Safety Reviews)

Tires Sidewall (4 Safety Reviews)

Tires Temporary/emergency Spare Tire (4 Safety Reviews)

Tires Tread/belt (6 Safety Reviews)

Tires Valve (1 Safety Reviews)

Traction Control System (4 Safety Reviews)

Unknown Or Other (10 Safety Reviews)

Vehicle Speed Control (66 Safety Reviews)

Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal (9 Safety Reviews)

Vehicle Speed Control Cables (3 Safety Reviews)

Vehicle Speed Control Cruise Control (14 Safety Reviews)

Vehicle Speed Control Linkages (6 Safety Reviews)

Visibility (10 Safety Reviews)

Visibility/wiper (5 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Defroster/defogger System (9 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Defroster/defogger System Windshield Blower (4 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Defroster/defogger System Windshield Heater Core (7 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Glass, Side/rear (4 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Power Window Devices And Controls (59 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Rear Window Wiper/washer (1 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Rear Window Wiper/washer Motor (1 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Rearview Mirrors/devices (4 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Rearview Mirrors/devices Exterior (7 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Rearview Mirrors/devices Interior (1 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Sun Roof Assembly (2 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Windshield (20 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Windshield Wiper/washer (26 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Windshield Wiper/washer Linkages (3 Safety Reviews)

Visibility Windshield Wiper/washer Motor (9 Safety Reviews)

Wheels (17 Safety Reviews)

Wheels Cap/cover/hub (3 Safety Reviews)

Wheels Center Section (5 Safety Reviews)