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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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,380 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2002 Kia Sedona engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Kia Sedona Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 242005

Sedona 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,380 miles


On several occasions while driving in severe cold weather of 10 degree centigrade vehicle accelerator/throttle froze. Vehicle was taken to the dealer, who was unable to locate the problem. The consumer stated that the vehicle accelerated on its own. The consumer put the engine in neutral and the engine would not stop revving. The consumer took the vehicle in for service and the mechanic after starting the accelerator stuck and the vehicle almost went through the building.

- Millsboro, DE, USA

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