Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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4.2

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
28,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2013 Kia Sportage Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 242016

Sportage

  • 28,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2013 Kia Sportage. While driving 5 mph, the contact smelled a burning odor and flames erupted under the driver seat. The contact placed the vehicle in park and exited. The fire department extinguished the fire. The contact was uninjured, but was transported to the hospital. The contact notified the manufacturer. The approximate failure mileage was 28,000.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

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