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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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 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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2001 Kia Spectra engine problems

engine problem

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2001 Kia Spectra Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 052002

Spectra

  • miles

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

My wife was on her way to pick up our son from school, while approaching a traffic light the vehicle would not stop. As she step on the brakes the vehicle would not stop, it seem to be accelarating. She almost rear-ended a truck, she had to run a red light, thank god the road began to go up hill and she forced the vehicle into park at which time vehicle shut down. She is 8 1/2 month pregnant, dealer cannot find anything wrong with vehicle. We do not trust vehicle any longer.

- Clifton, NJ, USA

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