2005 Kia SPORTAGE Electronic Stability Control Automatic (asc) Recall

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2005 Kia SPORTAGE Electronic Stability Control Automatic (asc) Recall

 NHTSA Recall #56103
NHTSA Compaign #05V120000
MFG Compaign #SC-044
 Model Year2005
 Date of notification13/04/05
 Begin date of manufacuring24/06/04
 End date of manufacturing27/02/05
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received29/03/05
 Report created29/03/05
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units7619
 Defect summaryOn certain sport utility vehicles equipped with electronic stability program (esp), the yaw rate sensor may become too sensitive and may recalibrate inaccurately. While driving the esp program may cause the engine to reduce power and may cause a brake at one of the wheels to be inappropriately.
 Consequence summaryBrake application caused by inadvertent esp activation may result in loss of control and a crash.
 Corrective actionDealers will reprogram the esp hydraulic electronic control unit free of charge. The recall began on april 13, 2005. Owners may contact kia at 1-800-333-4542.
 Recall notesKia recall no. Sc-044. Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www. Safercar. Gov.

  • 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.
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    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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