Question about 2005 Kia Sportage
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
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