2006 Kia Sorento

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2006 Kia Sorento

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Available in 4 styles:  2006 Kia Sorento 4x2 Sport Utility shown
Asking Price Range
$4,314–$11,398
Estimated MPG

15–16 city / 20–22 hwy

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Sorento

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Recall number: 09V130000
Recall date: 04/17/2009

Problem Summary:

HUYNDAI-KIA IS RECALLING 139,844 MY 2006-2007- SEDONA, SPORTAGE, SORENTO AND MY RONDO AND AMANTI VEHICLES. THE STOP LAMP SWITCH IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY MALFUNCTION. A MALFUNCTIONING STOP LAMP SWITCH MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO NOT ILLUMINATE WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED OR MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO REMAIN ILLUMINATED WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS RELEASED. A STOP LAMP SWITCH MALFUNCTION MAY ALSO AFFECT THE OPERATION OF THE BRAKE-TRANSMISSION SHIFT INTERLOCK FEATURE SO THE TRANSMISSION SHIFTER WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO BE SHIFTED OUT OF THE PARK POSITION. IT MAY ALSO CAUSE THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) MALFUNCTION LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE, AND IT MAY NOT DEACTIVATE THE CRUISE CONTROL WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED.

Consequence:

ANY OF THESE MALFUNCTIONS, ALONE OR IN COMBINATION, MAY LEAD TO A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY AND JUNE OF 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA┬┐S CONSUMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-333-4542.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 06/01/2006 and 11/20/2006.


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