Question about Kia Cars & Trucks
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: I have a Kia sportage
The ESP was a recall,the dealer will honor that if you havent had it done.The cruise I had the same problem replaced it and its starting to go bad again. I think soon we will find it to be a recurring problem in all sportages.
Posted on Sep 11, 2008
Should be able to take it apart and take the battery out for 15-30 seconds or longer. Then put it back in. While your at it, you might as well change the battery but doing this will reset it.
Posted on Jun 12, 2009
SOURCE: What does it mean when
2005 Kia SPORTAGE Recall ID from NHTSA:
Auto Recall Date: 03/29/2005
Vehicle Component: SUSPENSION:AUTOMATIC STABILITY CONTROL (ASC)
Estimated Vehicles Affected: 7619
2005 KIA SPORTAGE Defect Summary:
ON 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.
BRAKE APPLICATION CAUSED BY INADVERTENT ESP ACTIVATION MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL AND A CRASH.
DEALERS 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.
Notes: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC., SC-044
Posted on Oct 13, 2010
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