9.6

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
768 miles

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2001 Kia Sportage AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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2001 Kia Sportage Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 222004

Sportage

  • 768 miles

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

Vehicle's engine and A/C failed. The consumer had to replace two engines within a 40000 mile usage. The vehicle stopped dead on a very busy us route 1 hwy. The sudden stop caused a traffic tie up and the vehicle was nearly rear ended by a air conditioning, the vehicle needed a complete engine replacement, valve cover gasket, front wheel bearings, drive belts out of tension, cruise control, V belts replaced, brakes and rotors, exhaust system.

- Wellesley, MA, USA

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