NHTSA — Fuel System, Gasoline: Storage: Tank Assembly: Mounting Problems

2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
61,100 miles

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2001 Kia Sportage fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2001 Kia Sportage Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 152007

Sportage 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 61,100 miles

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

My 2001 Kia Sportage had a strong gas odor for a couple of weeks. I was told by the dealer to get a new gas cap. The odor became stronger and I took the car in for repair at an independent service station. I was told I needed a new gas tank. The tank was corroded and leaking. I had the gas tank installed in October, 2007. The car had 61,000 miles.

- Sylvania, OH, USA

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