2012 Kia FORTE Problems, Complaints and Defects Information

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2012 Kia FORTE Problems, Complaints and Defects
Issue ID Fail date Affected Component Miles City/State VIN
27/09/12 AIR BAGS 8900 ALGONA, WA KNAFU4A26C5
30/05/14 AIR BAGS 79000 COVINA, CA KNAFU4A28C5
15/12/14 AIR BAGS LAKE WALES, FL KNAFW6A37C5
29/03/15 AIR BAGS 31500 BISCAYNE PARK, FL KNAFT4A24C5
28/07/13 AIR BAGS 13000 SAN LEANDRO, CA KNAFU4A2XC5
28/07/13 AIR BAGS 13000 SAN LEANDRO, CA KNAFU4A2XC5
20/12/16 AIR BAGS 103000 KNOXVILLE, TN KNAFU44A22C
07/10/16 AIR BAGS 108000 BALCH SPRINGS, TX KNAFU4A25C5
11/07/14 AIR BAGS BUYAMON, PR KNAFW6A36C5
26/04/18 AIR BAGS PERRY, GA KNAFU4A2XC5
07/11/16 AIR BAGS 29000 IMLAY CITY, MI
04/08/18 AIR BAGS 36400 BRYAN, TX
01/06/18 AIR BAGS ALBUQUERQUE, NM KNAFU4A28C5
19/09/18 AIR BAGS HOUSTON, TX
26/08/18 AIR BAGS KANSAS CITY, MO KNAFU4A28C5
01/08/18 AIR BAGS 116000 MANVILLE, NJ KNAFU4A24C5
17/07/18 AIR BAGS APOPKA, FL KNAFW5A39C5
09/11/18 AIR BAGS 34480 UPPER DARBY, PA KNAFT4A28C5
20/11/18 AIR BAGS TALLAHASSEE, FL KNAFW5A31C5
02/02/19 AIR BAGS 114000 RALEIGH, NC KNAFU5A28C5
11/05/19 AIR BAGS 141000 SODDY DAISY, TN KNAFT4A23C5
04/01/18 AIR BAGS MOBILE, AL KNAFU4A25C5
26/12/19 AIR BAGS SIOUX FALLS, SD KNAFU4A23C5
06/05/17 AIR BAGS 70000 BIRMINGHAM, AL KNAFU4A23C5
31/07/20 AIR BAGS MERRILL, WI KNAFU6A20C5
19/11/19 AIR BAGS 80000 ALBUQUERQUE, NM KNAFT4A20C5
05/03/18 AIR BAGS SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA KNAFW6A35C5
12/06/13 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 35000 MCDONOUGH, GA KNAFU6A20C5
02/03/15 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 25000 TOA ALTA, PR KNAFU6A24C5
01/04/14 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 50000 INDIANAPOLIS, , IN KNAFU4A26C5
07/01/16 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 54000 FREEMONT, CA
28/01/16 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 84500 BARSTOW, CA
20/06/16 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 49000 ELLICOTT CITY, MD KNAFU4A29C5
25/12/16 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 41000 SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA KNAFW5A38C5
17/03/17 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 71450 BENTONVILLE, AR KNAFW4A30C5
17/06/17 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 167100 DOUGLASVILLE, GA KNAFU4A20C5
17/08/17 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 60000 ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL KNAFT4A21C5
16/12/17 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 83000 ALTURAS, CA KNAFW4A30C5
15/01/19 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 81555 MILWAUKEE, WI KNAFU4A27C5
21/10/20 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 100000 GARY, IN KNAFU4A26C5
27/11/20 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM GRIFFIN, GA KNAFU4A27C5
01/09/20 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 153000 DOUGLASVILLE, GA KNAFU4A20C5
15/02/21 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 71555 GAINESVILLE, FL KNAFU4A21C5
24/09/14 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL 25000 YORBA LINDA, CA KNAFU4A26C5
06/03/18 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL 85000 LAWRENCEVILLE, GA KNAFU4A27C5
04/01/18 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL MOBILE, AL KNAFU4A25C5
27/09/12 ENGINE 8900 ALGONA, WA KNAFU4A26C5
02/01/14 ENGINE 17560 KIRKWOOD, MO KNAFU4A21C5
09/12/13 ENGINE 15000 NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ
01/04/14 ENGINE 50000 INDIANAPOLIS, , IN KNAFU4A26C5
17/07/15 ENGINE 26050 COLOMA, CA
07/01/16 ENGINE 54000 FREEMONT, CA
07/03/16 ENGINE 770000 CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MI
16/05/16 ENGINE 28000 SIOUX FALLS, SD
02/06/16 ENGINE 62000 WEST COLUMBIA, SC KNAFU5A2XC5
01/07/16 ENGINE 65000 PITTSBURGH, PA KNAFU4A27C5
25/12/16 ENGINE 41000 SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA KNAFW5A38C5
23/02/17 ENGINE 52000 JAMISON, PA KNAFU4A22C5
17/03/17 ENGINE 71450 BENTONVILLE, AR KNAFW4A30C5
15/10/16 ENGINE 67 RIVERSIDE, CA KNAFU4A27C5
10/11/16 ENGINE 100000 NORCO, CA KNAFU4A2XB5
16/05/17 ENGINE MINNEAPOLIS, MN KNAFU4A25C5
23/03/17 ENGINE 80000 ATWATER, CA
15/04/16 ENGINE 89000 WAKE FOREST, NC KNAFW5A34C5
17/07/17 ENGINE WARRENTON, OR KNAFU5A27C5
10/05/17 ENGINE 85000 PASSAIC, NJ KNAFU4A27C5
07/10/16 ENGINE 108000 BALCH SPRINGS, TX KNAFU4A25C5
06/06/16 ENGINE 70000 LISBON, NH KNAFU4A22C5
16/12/17 ENGINE 83000 ALTURAS, CA KNAFW4A30C5
07/02/18 ENGINE 76000 MACHIASPORT, ME KNAFU4A20C5
09/03/18 ENGINE 100502 ROCKWALL, TX KNAFU6A27C5
14/07/17 ENGINE 69000 BLAINE, MN KNAFT4A23C5
23/05/18 ENGINE 132400 UNION CITY, GA KNAFW6A3XC5
01/07/18 ENGINE 118100 WYLIE, TX KNAFT4A24C5
05/07/17 ENGINE 158417 DUBLIN, OH KNAFU5A23C5
20/10/18 ENGINE 44000 PITTSBURGH, PA KNAFU4A28C5
24/12/18 ENGINE 128000 NAPERVILLE, IL KNAFU4A23C5
01/05/15 ENGINE 60000 KERSEY, PA KNAFU4A2XC5
20/02/19 ENGINE 121000 VESTAL, NY KNAFU4A27C5
28/02/19 ENGINE HOPKINS, MN KNAFU5A28C5
01/02/19 ENGINE 104000 LOWELL, MA KNAFU4A25C5
15/11/18 ENGINE 95000 PADUCAH, KY KNAFU5A2XC5
20/03/19 ENGINE AUGUSTA, ME KNAFU4A25C5
22/08/18 ENGINE 85000 FORT DRUM, NY KNAFU4A29C5
15/01/19 ENGINE 125000 MANKATO, MN KNAFU4A26C5
15/03/19 ENGINE 106000 SPRINGFIELD, MO KNAFW5A35C5
25/02/19 ENGINE 170000 PALMYRA, IN KNAFU4A2XC5
15/06/18 ENGINE 68000 WATERVILLE, ME KNAFW6A32C5
01/07/19 ENGINE 115000 PUYALLUP, WA KNAFU4A24C5
31/05/19 ENGINE 160000 EDGEWOOD, MD KNAFW6A36C5
29/05/19 ENGINE 160000 EDGEWOOD, MD KNAFW6A36C5
31/07/19 ENGINE 151000 GRAFTON, OH KNAFW6A34C5
11/08/19 ENGINE 93000 MARYSVILLE, WA KNAFW5A34C5
02/10/19 ENGINE 112000 LENOIR CITY, TN KNAFU6A26C5
14/10/19 ENGINE 116000 UPPER MARLBORO, MD KNAFW6A36C5
28/11/19 ENGINE 100955 WEST PALM BEACH, FL KNAFU5A26C5
01/12/18 ENGINE 80000 NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV KNAFW6A35C5
27/12/19 ENGINE 78000 NORFOLK, VA KNAFW5A3XC5
15/12/19 ENGINE NASHVILLE, NC KNAFU4A28C5
07/02/20 ENGINE 116000 WEST COVINA, CA KNAFW6A39C5
12/03/18 ENGINE 90000 DAYTON, OH KNAFU5A23C5
04/03/20 ENGINE 145000 NORWALK, CA KNAFW6A34C5
04/05/20 ENGINE 102000 JOPPA, MD KNAFU4A2XC5
01/05/20 ENGINE 71000 SEARCY, AR KNAFW5A34C5
02/05/20 ENGINE 126312 TAYLOR, TX KNAFW6A31C5
16/07/20 ENGINE 67000 INDIANAPOLIS, IN KNAFW6A3XC5
19/11/19 ENGINE 80000 ALBUQUERQUE, NM KNAFT4A20C5
14/08/20 ENGINE 2 IOWA CITY, IA KNAFU4A22C5
01/09/18 ENGINE 100000 CLEVELAND, OH KNAFU4A27C5
26/10/20 ENGINE 184000 MC LOUTH, KS KNAFT4A28C5
01/07/19 ENGINE 170000 PALMYRA, IN KNAFU4A2XC5
02/06/18 ENGINE 126000 ANTELOPE, CA KNAFU4A28C5
06/12/20 ENGINE 130000 BALTIMORE, OH KNAFW6A31C5
08/08/18 ENGINE 122000 MIDDLEBURG, VA KNAFU4A27C5
06/05/20 ENGINE 13900 RAYMORE, MO KNAFU4A27C5
08/12/20 ENGINE 75000 CORINTH, NY KNAFT4A28C5
08/02/19 ENGINE 128824 RED LION, PA KNAFU4A22C5
04/12/20 ENGINE 133000 BALTIMORE, OH KNAFW6A31C5
16/12/20 ENGINE 1 FONTANA, CA KNAFU4A25C5
10/12/17 ENGINE 65000 WARREN, MI KNAFU4A25C5
01/08/20 ENGINE 140000 ELYRIA, OH KNAFU4A23C5
21/12/20 ENGINE 132846 FONTANA, CA KNAFU4A25C5
17/12/20 ENGINE 90000 EMERYVILLE, CA KNAFU4A20C5
23/09/20 ENGINE 102347 GRAPEVIEW, WA KNAFW5A35C5
29/12/20 ENGINE 79000 BRIGHTON, IL KNAFU5A22C5
01/09/20 ENGINE 153000 DOUGLASVILLE, GA KNAFU4A20C5
09/07/19 ENGINE 99500 KEWAUNEE, WI KNAFU4A24C5
31/01/21 ENGINE 83500 INKOM, ID KNAFW4A34C5
04/02/20 ENGINE CEDARTOWN, GA KNAFUYA20C5
13/02/21 ENGINE APPLETON, WI KNAFU4A28C5
23/02/21 ENGINE 124433 SHREVEPORT, LA KNAFW5A37C5
15/03/19 ENGINE 106430 SPRINGFIELD, MO KNAFW5A35C5
26/01/21 ENGINE 170000 LOGANVILLE, GA KNAFU4A26C5
01/11/20 ENGINE 112000 YUKON, OK KNAFU6A29C5
05/03/20 ENGINE 62000 NATCHITOCHES, LA KNAFU4A21C5
15/01/15 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE 62000 ABILENE , TX KNAFU4A20C5
13/02/13 EXTERIOR LIGHTING 7000 UNDERWOOD, IA KNAFU4A20C5
13/03/15 EXTERIOR LIGHTING 63000 INDEPENDENCE , MO KNAFU4A27C5
02/03/15 EXTERIOR LIGHTING 25000 TOA ALTA, PR KNAFU6A24C5
01/04/14 EXTERIOR LIGHTING 50000 INDIANAPOLIS, , IN KNAFU4A26C5
11/11/15 EXTERIOR LIGHTING 65000 SUWANEE, GA KNAFU4A24C5
28/01/16 EXTERIOR LIGHTING 84500 BARSTOW, CA
17/06/17 EXTERIOR LIGHTING 167100 DOUGLASVILLE, GA KNAFU4A20C5
17/08/17 EXTERIOR LIGHTING 60000 ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL KNAFT4A21C5
06/03/18 EXTERIOR LIGHTING 85000 LAWRENCEVILLE, GA KNAFU4A27C5
01/01/17 EXTERIOR LIGHTING 40000 BETHEL, VT KNAFU4A29C5
20/08/19 EXTERIOR LIGHTING 69000 ST PETERSBURG, FL KNAFU4A27C5
14/02/20 EXTERIOR LIGHTING 43400 MIAMI, FL KNAFW6A30C5
04/02/20 EXTERIOR LIGHTING CEDARTOWN, GA KNAFUYA20C5
15/02/21 EXTERIOR LIGHTING 71555 GAINESVILLE, FL KNAFU4A21C5
20/10/13 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS 16600 GRETNA, LA KNAFU4A28C5
01/02/18 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS 90000 RIO VISTA, TX KNAFU4A23C5
08/03/12 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE 1000 NORTH FT. MYERS, OH KNAFU4A26C5
21/01/11 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM 3100 DUNKIRK, IN KNAFU4A25C5
21/01/12 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM 3100 DUNKIRK, IN KNAFU4A25C5
04/07/13 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM 16000 LADY LAKE, FL KNAFU4A29C5
10/05/16 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM 63500 FEDERAL HEIGHTS, CO KNAFU4A22C5
04/08/18 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM 36400 BRYAN, TX
01/01/17 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM 40000 BETHEL, VT KNAFU4A29C5
15/11/18 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM 95000 PADUCAH, KY KNAFU5A2XC5
15/02/17 POWER TRAIN 45162 MAPLE SHADE, NJ KNAFU4A23C5
15/10/16 POWER TRAIN 67 RIVERSIDE, CA KNAFU4A27C5
03/04/19 POWER TRAIN 77000 FLORENCE, KY KNAFU4A23C5
20/08/19 POWER TRAIN 69000 ST PETERSBURG, FL KNAFU4A27C5
19/11/19 POWER TRAIN 80000 ALBUQUERQUE, NM KNAFT4A20C5
01/09/18 POWER TRAIN 100000 CLEVELAND, OH KNAFU4A27C5
08/12/20 POWER TRAIN 75000 CORINTH, NY KNAFT4A28C5
01/02/18 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND 90000 RIO VISTA, TX KNAFU4A23C5
26/04/18 SEAT BELTS PERRY, GA KNAFU4A2XC5
01/08/18 SEAT BELTS 116000 MANVILLE, NJ KNAFU4A24C5
05/03/18 SEAT BELTS SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA KNAFW6A35C5
04/07/13 SERVICE BRAKES 16000 LADY LAKE, FL KNAFU4A29C5
24/09/14 SERVICE BRAKES 25000 YORBA LINDA, CA KNAFU4A26C5
04/10/14 SERVICE BRAKES 27000 LIVERPOOL, NY KNAFT4A24C5
13/03/15 SERVICE BRAKES 63000 INDEPENDENCE , MO KNAFU4A27C5
08/10/14 SERVICE BRAKES INDIANAPOLIS, IN KNAFU5A23C5
17/08/17 SERVICE BRAKES 60000 ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL KNAFT4A21C5
06/03/18 SERVICE BRAKES 85000 LAWRENCEVILLE, GA KNAFU4A27C5
01/02/18 SERVICE BRAKES 90000 RIO VISTA, TX KNAFU4A23C5
14/04/18 SERVICE BRAKES 65000 TOA ALTA, PR KNAFW4A39C5
04/08/18 SERVICE BRAKES 36400 BRYAN, TX
26/06/19 SERVICE BRAKES 70000 PLANTATION, FL KNAFU4A20C5
11/08/19 SERVICE BRAKES 93000 MARYSVILLE, WA KNAFW5A34C5
12/08/19 SERVICE BRAKES 50000 TIERRA VERDE, FL KNAFU4A27C5
06/05/17 SERVICE BRAKES 70000 BIRMINGHAM, AL KNAFU4A23C5
14/02/20 SERVICE BRAKES 43400 MIAMI, FL KNAFW6A30C5
28/05/20 SERVICE BRAKES FORT HOOD, TX KNAFU6A26C5
21/10/20 SERVICE BRAKES 100000 GARY, IN KNAFU4A26C5
23/02/21 SERVICE BRAKES CINCINNATI, OH KNAFT4A25C5
25/08/12 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC 200 PORTLAND, OR KNAFW5A35C5
20/03/18 STEERING FORT MYERS, FL KNAFU4A2XC5
07/03/18 STEERING 40701 PENSACOLA, FL KNAFU4A28C5
11/08/19 STEERING 93000 MARYSVILLE, WA KNAFW5A34C5
04/01/18 STEERING MOBILE, AL KNAFU4A25C5
06/05/17 STEERING 70000 BIRMINGHAM, AL KNAFU4A23C5
02/06/20 STEERING 131310 FORT VALLEY, GA KNAFU4A20C5
23/02/21 STEERING CINCINNATI, OH KNAFT4A25C5
27/09/12 STRUCTURE:BODY 8900 ALGONA, WA KNAFU4A26C5
15/12/12 STRUCTURE:BODY 150 TOMS RIVER, NJ KNAFU4A23C5
02/01/14 STRUCTURE:BODY 17560 KIRKWOOD, MO KNAFU4A21C5
01/02/13 STRUCTURE:BODY 6000 FORT MYERS, FL
07/03/16 STRUCTURE:BODY 770000 CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MI
12/01/19 STRUCTURE:BODY 113000 WYOMING, MI KNAFU5A24C5
21/12/20 STRUCTURE:BODY 132846 FONTANA, CA KNAFU4A25C5
05/07/13 SUSPENSION 65458 SMITHVILLE, TN
05/03/18 SUSPENSION SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA KNAFW6A35C5
19/12/14 TIRES 21000 BOYNTON BEACH, FL KNAFU4A21C5
01/02/18 TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM 90000 RIO VISTA, TX KNAFU4A23C5
20/08/14 UNKNOWN OR OTHER 34436 WASHINGTON, DC KNAFU4A29C5
16/12/17 UNKNOWN OR OTHER 83000 ALTURAS, CA KNAFW4A30C5
07/11/16 UNKNOWN OR OTHER 29000 IMLAY CITY, MI
22/09/18 UNKNOWN OR OTHER 24000 PORTAGE, MI KNAFU4A21C5
09/06/18 UNKNOWN OR OTHER 115000 YELLVILLE, AR KNAFU4A24C5
01/10/19 UNKNOWN OR OTHER DUNDALK, MD KNAFU4A29C5
21/10/20 UNKNOWN OR OTHER 100000 GARY, IN KNAFU4A26C5
27/11/20 UNKNOWN OR OTHER GRIFFIN, GA KNAFU4A27C5
16/12/20 UNKNOWN OR OTHER 1 FONTANA, CA KNAFU4A25C5
21/12/20 UNKNOWN OR OTHER 132846 FONTANA, CA KNAFU4A25C5
04/07/13 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL 16000 LADY LAKE, FL KNAFU4A29C5
02/01/14 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL 17560 KIRKWOOD, MO KNAFU4A21C5
08/03/12 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL 1000 NORTH FT. MYERS, OH KNAFU4A26C5
24/09/14 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL 25000 YORBA LINDA, CA KNAFU4A26C5
09/12/13 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL 15000 NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ
01/04/14 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL 50000 INDIANAPOLIS, , IN KNAFU4A26C5
02/06/16 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL 62000 WEST COLUMBIA, SC KNAFU5A2XC5
15/10/16 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL 67 RIVERSIDE, CA KNAFU4A27C5
15/11/18 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL 95000 PADUCAH, KY KNAFU5A2XC5
01/09/20 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL 153000 DOUGLASVILLE, GA KNAFU4A20C5
15/02/15 VISIBILITY/WIPER 20000 JERSEY CITY, NJ KNAFU6A23C5
01/01/17 VISIBILITY/WIPER 40000 BETHEL, VT KNAFU4A29C5
23/03/13 VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY 15000 MISSION VIEJO, CA
13/12/14 VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY 50800 MANCHESTER, NH KNAFU4A2XC5
18/04/12 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD 4496 BELLEVILLE, IL KNAFU6A27C5
23/02/21 WHEELS CINCINNATI, OH KNAFT4A25C5
10/08/18 WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS 150000 FRANKLIN, VA KNAFU4A25C5
01/11/13 WHEELS:RIM 8000 CAMEN CITY, IL KNAFU4A20C5
  • 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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