2017 KIA SPORTAGE Fuel System, Gasoline Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2017 KIA SPORTAGE Fuel System, Gasoline Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1347303
 Internal NHTSA #10943749
 ManufacurerKia Motors America
 Model Year2017
 File date04/01/17
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTl* the contact rented a 2017 kia sportage. The contact stated that while pulling into an army base at approximately 30 mph there was smoke coming from the vehicle. A witness informed the contact that there were flames coming from under the vehicle. The flames spread to the hood and wrapped around to the driver's side of the vehicle. The contact exited the vehicle as it engulfed in flames. The contact observed that there was a trail of fuel coming from the vehicle. The fire was distinguished by the local fire department. A police report was filed and there were no injuries reported. The vehicle was towed back to the rental company. The vehicle was destroyed. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 83,044. Updated 02/03/17*lj updated 09/07/2017*js
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure83044
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateSTAFFORD, VA
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?Y
 Was incedent reported to police?Y
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase21/06/21
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders4
Drive train typeAWD
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
 Dealer's city
 Dealer's state code
 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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