2018 Kia FORTE Vehicle Speed Control Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2018 Kia FORTE Vehicle Speed Control Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1605392
 Internal NHTSA #11258813
 ManufacurerKia Motors America
 BrandKIA
 ModelFORTE
 Model Year2018
 File date16/09/19
 ComponentVEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemVehicle was in my driveway had to move car forward to get into my trunk as i was only going a few feet i got into car leaving door partial open with my left leg hanging out as i started the car it instaniously surged forward 10 to 12 feet into my garage pinning my leg between the door and the rocker panel after coming to a stop running into a cabinet in the garage i slammed the car in reverse backing out of garage after getting out of car i could see that my foot had been severly cut wide open shortly after my daughter drove me to the hospital to emergency care where i received 14 stitches on top of foot. Have been unable to return to work for two weeks since 9/16/19 and may be another two to three weeks before able to return to work.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure23661
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateBARRE, VT
VIN pattern 3KPFL4A71JEXXXXXX
 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
Drive train type
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed1
 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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