2011 KIA SORENTO Structure Body Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2011 KIA SORENTO Structure Body Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1286737
 Internal NHTSA #10871621
 ManufacurerKia Motors America
 Model Year2011
 File date29/05/16
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemPassenger rear door will not open from the inside or outside no matter what i try. I couldn't get my child out, had to crawl through car to do this. The child safety lock is engaged but does not explain being unable to open from the outside. I'm going to the dealer to get it taken care of tomorrow. But this is not covered under my powertrain warrantee. It should be a no brainer that this is a recall item. I've seen other's comments and there is no way i saved up my money to spend it on a repetitive $400 repair as i have seen others do. I have a five year old and another one on the way this august. I am livid because frankly i feel like driving my beater car is safer than driving the sorento. But i worked my butt off to be able to afford the sorento because i thought it would be safer. I was so wrong.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure86355
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateSEVEN HILLS, OH
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 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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 Vehicle speed0
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 Location of tire code
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 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
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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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