287 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Kia Sportage. 37 of these members
(12.9%) have reported electrical repairs for their car.
A total of 49 electrical repairs to Kia Sportages--an average of 0.2 per
vehicle--have been reported.
Noise in heater vent when making adjustments, Part ordered
Turn signal stalk replaced
The car is in the shop for the 4th time for the same problem. The gas gauge does not go all the to full after filling the tank. They have replaced the sending units, and they think it is a short in the wiring.
Blower motor stopped working. Garage repaired by re-wiring to fuse panel under hood but was rewired incorrectly. Next morning, check engine light on & working badly. Shop repaired by inserting fuse inline that should have been installed 1st.
Cruise control intermittent and does not stay set.
Factory installed trailer hitch had defective wiring harness. Not notice until attempt to connect trailer lights. Wiring harness replaced under warranty.
ESP light on at random, replaced switch in brake system. Also replaced 2 tail light bulbs.
Stop light switch replaced under previous recall. Had not received notice, but found out about recall when researching problem. Manufacturing defect caused brake lights, cruise control and ESC to not work.
back up tail lights not working- found to be a broken switch.
Car used for USPS Rural Mail Delivery. Dust and dirt always getting inside, and spark plugs for power windows & locks would keep burning out every few days. Not sure what exact problem was, but fixed now and much less frequent.
One headlight out. Easily replaced with bulb from parts store.