2018 KIA STINGER Structure Body Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2018 KIA STINGER Structure Body Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1558063
 Internal NHTSA #11202935
 ManufacurerKia Motors America
 Model Year2018
 File date24/10/18
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemWhen car going over bumps/imperfections on road, a tickling noise can be heard near b pillar or a pillar. This is a widespread issue with many users complained in online forums and dealerships. I took the car for inspection multiple times and kia usa denied it is an issue and refuse to provide further repair, inspection or assistance. The noise is very obvious when turning into a sloped driveway and the body is experiencing torsional forces. A consumer in canada experienced the same issue and got it diagnosed and repaired at gus revenberg kia windsor ontario canada. User darren1556 in this post below described the details: "it was the joint between the windshield frame and where it meets the top of the a-pillar. Having my roof completely exposed the tech stuck something in the bad joint and the noise was gone. I'm not sure if they put a spot weld in the end or tweaked the metal permanently." https://stingerforum. Org/threads/creaking-noise-driver-side-dash-area. 3355/page-2 i believe anything related to bad joints of welding and rigidity of the car frame could be a safety concern. Please look into this as kia usa refused to take any actions, while kia canada has diagnosed and fixed the issue. Thanks,
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure7000
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateURBANA, IL
 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?
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No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase01/12/21
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
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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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