2013 KIA SORENTO Seats Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2013 KIA SORENTO Seats Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1468033
 Internal NHTSA #11096692
 ManufacurerKia Motors America
 BrandKIA
 ModelSORENTO
 Model Year2013
 File date01/12/17
 ComponentSEATS
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemThe middle right side seat is defective - it is stuck in the down position; the dealership said a cable broke and they could not fix it and it is $600 for a new seat. My daughter simply tried to raise the seat; nothing out of the ordinary. I searched salvage yards to find a replacement and found out everytime a sorento arrives at the yard, that particular seat is snatched up. I've also gone online and found it to be a chronic problem - the mechanism is faulty and there should be a no-charge fix for it.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure0
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateSPRING BRANCH, TX
VIN pattern 5XYKW4A29DGXXXXXX
 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 purchase08/12/19
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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Transmission type
 Vehicle speed0
 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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 Dealer's ZIP code
  • 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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