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2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,000 miles

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2005 Kia Sportage fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2005 Kia Sportage Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 102008

Sportage 4WD 6-cyl

  • 60,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Kia Sportage. The contact stated that the vehicle would not hold fuel. On a separate occasion, while adding fuel to the vehicle, gasoline spewed back out from the gas tank. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign id number 05V212000 (fuel system, gasoline:storage). The vehicle has not been repaired. The failure mileage was 60,000 and current mileage was 72,000. 4/01/09 updated 04/06/09.

- Reno, NV, USA

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