Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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8.7

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
3,098 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2006 Kia Rio engine problems

engine problem

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2006 Kia Rio Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 182006

Rio 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 3,098 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

When driving vehicle everything turns off in car and jerks and starts heading towards the right. This has happened twice on highway 395 and once on interstate 15. Also while the car is in a drive through the car has stalled more than twice.

- Victorville, CA, USA

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