2000 KIA Spectra

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0 Recalls for 2000 KIA Spectra

Recall Date Component Summary
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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2000 KIA Spectra

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engine

24 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2000 KIA Spectra

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Date Component  
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 10063642
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10138590
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10127262
PARKING BRAKE
ODI Number: 10088429
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10088426
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 10088423
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 10088421
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10088414
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10071094
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 10063642
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10032430
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 8015759
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK
ODI Number: 8020053
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 8020051
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 8020050
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 8000811
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 888799
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 887204
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 889488
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 881585
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 768750
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 765254
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 756194
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 745806
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10 Investigations for 2000 KIA Spectra

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLING/CHARGING
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
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21 Service Alerts for 2000 KIA Spectra

Date Description
April 4, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS – This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Customers may experience issues with their head units th

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April 4, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB – USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS – This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Customers may experience issues with their head units th

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September 13, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. This b

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September 13, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. This b

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April 4, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS – This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Customers may experience issues with their head units th

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March 2, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP – ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES – In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.

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December 1, 2001 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

A LOGIC CHANGE IN THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE (TCM). *TT

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November 4, 2016 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

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November 4, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

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January 18, 2017 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

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January 18, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

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January 1, 2002 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUBJECT REGARDING REPLACEMENT REPAIR SUPPLIER FOR PRE-SILENCERS. *TT

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September 1, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CHARGING SYSTEM UPGRADE. *TT

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March 1, 2002 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE DIAGNOSIS. CERTAIN MODELS INCLUDING ALL RIOS. *SLC

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November 6, 2008 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

KIA: DOORS LOCKING INTERMITTENTLY WITHOUT DRIVER INPUT FROM THE RKE TRANSMITTER OR KEY SWITCH MAY BE CAUSED BY WEAR ON SWITCH CONTACTS IN DOOR LATCH ASSEMBLY RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE. *PE

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November 6, 2008 162310 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

KIA: DOORS LOCKING INTERMITTENTLY WITHOUT DRIVER INPUT FROM THE RKE TRANSMITTER OR KEY SWITCH MAY BE CAUSED BY WEAR ON SWITCH CONTACTS IN DOOR LATCH ASSEMBLY RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE. *PE

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November 6, 2008 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

KIA: DOORS LOCKING INTERMITTENTLY WITHOUT DRIVER INPUT FROM THE RKE TRANSMITTER OR KEY SWITCH MAY BE CAUSED BY WEAR ON SWITCH CONTACTS IN DOOR LATCH ASSEMBLY RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE. *PE

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November 6, 2008 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

KIA: DOORS LOCKING INTERMITTENTLY WITHOUT DRIVER INPUT FROM THE RKE TRANSMITTER OR KEY SWITCH MAY BE CAUSED BY WEAR ON SWITCH CONTACTS IN DOOR LATCH ASSEMBLY RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE. *PE

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August 28, 2008 053000 PARKING BRAKE:INDICATOR LIGHT

KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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August 28, 2008 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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August 28, 2008 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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