NHTSA — Electrical System: Alternator/Generator/Regulator Problems

6.1

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,000 miles

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2002 Kia Sportage electrical problems

electrical problem

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2002 Kia Sportage Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 102003

Sportage 4WD 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 13,000 miles

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

Vehicle stalled intermittently while driving. Vehicle was taken to the dealer, and they found that the harness which held the alternator was melted.

- Medford, MA, USA

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