2018 Kia FORTE Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2018 Kia FORTE Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1585164
 Internal NHTSA #11234047
 ManufacurerKia Motors America
 Model Year2018
 File date11/07/19
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemI was having an issue with a "used" kia the day i bought it i say used because it had less then 2000 miles when i was given the keys, it had wobbly tires and then about 2 weeks into having it, this noise came up in the front right tire, clanking and grinding almost; when i pulled into a parking spot, turning the wheels all the way left, a pop happened. I straightened the wheels and got out. Looked at my front driver and it looked okay, but then when i went to the front passenger it was turned all the way inwards. There was a line with a lug nut on the end that was disconnected. I'm happy it didnt happen doing 65 around a corner.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure3744
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateSPARKS, NV
 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 persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase04/10/22
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders
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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
 Dealer's city
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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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