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2001 Kia Sephia wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2001 Kia Sephia Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 172004

Sephia 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


While driving 50 mph consumer heard a loud noise coming from the front of the vehicle. Consumer was able to maintain control of the vehicle, and pulled over. Consumer noticed that the passenger's front tire blew out. Vehicle was taken to dealer for inspection. Manufacturer informed consumer that the tires that were put on the vehicle were the incorrect size.

- Salem, WI, USA

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