NHTSA — Electrical System: Alternator/Generator/Regulator Problems

2.1

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
76,000 miles

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2001 Kia Sportage electrical problems

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2001 Kia Sportage Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 012004

Sportage 4WD 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 76,000 miles

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

2001 Kia Sportage 4X4 with 76K miles. Within the last 3 weeks I have had to have the front brakes totally replaced, alternator and 2 belts replaced, muffler tailpipe rusted thru, and both front bearing hubs need to be replaced (wobbly).

- Baldwinsville, NY, USA

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