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

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2018 Kia FORTE Wheels Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1568632
 Internal NHTSA #11210784
 ManufacurerKia Motors America
 Model Year2018
 File date10/04/19
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemApril 2018, i purchased the kia forte from bulldog kia-athens ga. Two weeks later the tire sensor light came on. The kia was driven to the bulldog constantly. Air pressure checked each time. Aptil 10, 2019 the tire sensor light came on, passenger front tire blewout and damaged rim while in motion. The car was towed from winder hwy: winder ga to bulldog kia. Thr car set over 30 days. I involved gainsco my auto insurance on april 24, 2018. There was damaged done to my car prior to filing an insurance claim. When the gainsco adjuster called on april 27, the service manager said that he couldn't locate my car. The adjuster arrived at bulldog kia. The adjuster said that my car was in a wreck because the added damage while car was parked in bulldog kia's lot. May. 1st, i personally had my car towed from bulldog kia. Cost one was $533 paid at bulldog kia may 1st, 2019. Upon removal, the rear passenger rim was bent and pulled away from the tire. 76 auto repair repaired passenger rear rim and tire: test driven kia, srnsor came on: checked driver rim and tire-rear front rim was cracked-and was repaired. Cost two $434. 00 paid may 26, 2019. I was without transportation over 30 days and have photos and receipts.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure19000
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateATHENS, GA
 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 speed25
 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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