2012 KIA OPTIMA Service Brakes, Air Antilock Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2012 KIA OPTIMA Service Brakes, Air Antilock Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID917012
 Internal NHTSA #10456002
 Model Year2012
 File date20/04/12
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemWhile driving, the backup camera came on. All the functions on the stereo were not working. This is the second time where the stereo malfunction. I took it to the dealship and was told there is a recall. When asked if i would be notified, i was told no. To find out about he recall, i had to bring the vehicle in. I check all the online databases, there were no documentation or any information about a recall. I don't think this is fair. What if the electrical wiring caused other issues? Also, what breaking slightly on a downhill, the abs locked up on me for a second causing my vehicle to lunge forward. Luckily, there were no cars behind me. Like i said, it was only for a sec but it was still not normal. *js
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure4300
Number of Occurences2
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateHIXSON, TN
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase03/06/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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Transmission type
 Vehicle speed30
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
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  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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