NHTSA — Electrical System: Alternator/Generator/Regulator Problems

7.7

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,900 miles

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1998 Kia Sportage electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Kia Sportage Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 032000

Sportage 4WD 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 5,900 miles

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

Continual failure of battery, replaced 5 times and replaced alternator but contiues to have battery failure also windows and door lcks go on and off by themselves.

- Saratoga Springs, NY, USA

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