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Kia Sephia 1995
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
July 10, 1995
Location:
Lake Fores, CA

speed sensor failure. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):FA1232S5223. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Kia Sephia 1994
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
June 01, 1996
Location:
Tucson, AZ

sometimes when driving the car accelerated on its own. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KDAFA1218R5. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 01, 1994. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Kia SEPHIA 1994 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Kia SEPHIA 1994 Vehicle Speed Control Transmission Type: AUTO.

Kia Sportage 1996
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Aug 20, 1996
Location:
Sedona, AZ

cruise control speed dropped 10mph on slight slope.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNDJA7238T5. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 29, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Kia SPORTAGE 1996 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Kia SPORTAGE 1996 Vehicle Speed Control Transmission Type: AUTO.

Kia Sephia 1995
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Mar 28, 1996
Location:
Napa, CA

vehicle idles rough/vibrates.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNAFA1254S5. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 02, 1995. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Kia Sephia 1994
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Location:
Moreno Valley, CA

vehicle stalls due to failed idle speed control valve.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KN9FA1214R5. Vehicle was purchased on July 01, 1996. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Kia SEPHIA 1994 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Kia SEPHIA 1994 Vehicle Speed Control Transmission Type: MAN .

Kia Sportage 1996
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
May 22, 1997
Location:
Miami, FL

throttle sensor misadjusted.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 31, 1996. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Kia Sportage 1997
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Nov 15, 1997
Location:
Miami Shores, FL

coming to a stop sign, applied brakes and the clutch, vehicle accelerated by itself, lost control, ended up hitting 3 trees and then a house head-on. driver's air bag did not deploy, sustained chest injuries. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNDJB7238V5. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Kia SPORTAGE 1997 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Kia SPORTAGE 1997 Vehicle Speed Control Transmission Type: MAN . Vehicle Speed: 15 mph.

Kia Sephia 1994
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Location:
Huntington, CA

poor steering function and unable to monitor speed, milage or use cruise control.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNAFA123R52. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 12, 1994. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Fuel type: gas.

Kia Sephia 1996
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Mar 02, 1998
Location:
Flowery Br, GA

sudden acceleration.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNAFA1257T5. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 01, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Kia SEPHIA 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Kia SEPHIA 1996 Vehicle Speed Control Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 40 mph.

Kia Sportage 1997
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
May 01, 1998
Location:
Wylie, TX

sudden acceleration.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNDJB7232V5. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 26, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Kia SPORTAGE 1997 Drive type:RWD. Vehicle Speed: 85 mph.

Kia Sephia 1996
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 29, 1996
Location:
Encino, CA

no summary

5 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNAFA1253T5. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 08, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: diesel.

Kia Sportage 1997
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Location:
Coral Springs, FL

sudden acceleration when coming to a stop and taking foot off the accelerator, and shifting into neutral.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNDJB7239V5. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 09, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Kia SPORTAGE 1997 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Kia Sephia 1997
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
June 18, 1998
Location:
Vanburen, AR

consumer experiencing problem with vehicle partly stalling, and within seconds the vehicle would accelerate. vehicle been in/out of dealer shop on numerous times, but condition still occurs. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNAFA125XV2. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Kia SEPHIA 1997 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Kia SEPHIA 1997 Vehicle Speed Control Transmission Type: MAN .

Kia Sportage 1997
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
July 02, 1998
Location:
Marrero, LA

consumer complained of vehicle idling too high. whenever consumer takes the foot off brake pedal the vehicle would take off between 15-25 mph without pressing the accelerator pedal. dealer notified and nothing has been done to correctthe problem. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNDJB7233V5. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Kia SPORTAGE 1997 Drive type:FWD. Kia SPORTAGE 1997 Vehicle Speed Control Transmission Type: AUTO.

Kia Sportage 1997
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Location:
Melbourne, FL

problem arises when shifting gears or coasting to a stop with clutch depressed. the engine rpm's will rise to very high levels and not return to idle conditions. problem occurs intermittently and without warning.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNDJB7236V5. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 30, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Kia SPORTAGE 1997 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Kia SPORTAGE 1997 Vehicle Speed Control Transmission Type: MAN .

Kia Sephia 1997
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Aug 07, 1998
Location:
Delray Bea, FL

warped front and rear rotors/ intermittent stalling. replaced starter/battery/throttle body/starter motor and adjusted timing gear and chain. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNAFA125XV5. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 20, 1997. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Kia SEPHIA 1997 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Vehicle Speed: 35 mph.

Kia Sephia 1998
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Nov 07, 1998
Location:
Lakewood, OH

vehicle would accelerate on its own. whenever shifting from park to reverse or drive, vehicle jumped. have taken to dealer & had problem repaired. informed was a throttle sensor that was causing the acceleration. a month later, the problem has reappeared. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNASB1210W5. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 20 mph.

Kia Sportage 1997
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Jan 24, 1999
Location:
Brooklyn, NY

engine check light is on, the car is stalling, the air bag lights are on. i am afraid that they will deploy at any given time. almost killed myself and my daughter on the queenboro bridge, i was going 40 and all of a sudden the car accelerated on it's own, i applied the brakes, but they had turned hard, i had no brakes, put emergency brakes, but nothing, when it was nearing an accident because i had to stop i threw the car in neutral which slowed it down enough for me to safely put it in park in the middle of a bridge. the cars engine roared when i put in park i couldn't move or fear of killing myself. the locks on the car keep opening and closing by themself. it needs 2 quarts of engine oil every month. i am totally dissatisfied with this car. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNDJA7230V5. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 01, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Kia SPORTAGE 1997 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Kia SPORTAGE 1997 Vehicle Speed Control Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 15 mph.

Kia Sportage 1997
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Aug 24, 1998
Location:
Fontana, CA

engine check light comes on. vehicle surges and bucks. a hold light is flashing which means there is a problem with the transmission. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNDJA7235V5. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Kia SPORTAGE 1997 Vehicle Speed Control Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Kia Sportage 1998
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Aug 01, 1998
Location:
Bellechasse, LA

while at a stop vehicle accelerates. then, vehicle will stall unexpectedly which may cause an accident. won't restart until after 30 seconds. been to dlr 5 times. dealer replaced the mass airflow sensor. dealer cannot determine the problem. please provide further information. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNDJB7231W5. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Kia SPORTAGE 1998 Vehicle Speed Control Transmission Type: AUTO.


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