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Recall: No. 4 of 7
Recall Ref: R/2004/159
Exact Model:
Description: Snap ring retainer within the gearbox may detach
Build Date:
Numbers: 1154
Defect: The snap ring which retains the reverse gear may break, which may result in poor power transfer. Should this occur, the vehicle may roll forward whilst in reverse gear.
Action: Recall likely to be affected vehicles and fit a modified transmission unit.
Launch Date: 08 November 2004
Recall: No. 5 of 7
Recall Ref: R/2004/158
Exact Model:
Description: Alternator pulley may seize
Build Date:
Numbers: 3521
Defect: The alternator pulley may seize, resulting in the loss of the drive belt. This in turn can result in an increased physical effort requirement for both the steering and brake pedal.
Action: Affected vehicles will be recalled at which time the pulley will be replaced with a modified item.
Launch Date: 08 November 2004
Recall: No. 6 of 7
Recall Ref: R/2004/077
Exact Model:
Description: Possible interference between power steering hose and brake pipe
Build Date:
Numbers: 4483
Defect: It is possible that the power steering hose could come in contact with the metal brake pipe. If unchecked, there is potential for the metal brake pipe to chafe, which could result in fluid loss.
Action: Return the vehicle to the dealers to check and adjust the gap between the power steering hose and metal brake pipe. If required, replace the metal brake pipe.
Launch Date: 05 July 2004

Manufacturer contact details:
Kia (UK) Limited
Walton Green, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 1FJ
0333 202 2990


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