I had this problem , dealer said I would need to get new keys as the computer was thinking car was being stolen , anti theft. Now I have discovered another issue, the motor revs high at times and when I go to park it doesnt totally shut off. Two days ago I dropped and left car with dealership. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Those who continually cause issue will be removed 2a One Incident per Thread. The stop lamp switch in the affected vehicles may malfunction. The Bad Small complaints with regard to durability and 2009's small power increase to the Rondo's already woefully inadequate base engine do nothing to combat the negative image Kia has been fighting for years.
To help compare it to rival vehicles, TheCarConnection. Power and Associates Power Circle Ratings do not include all information used to determine J. As long as you have decent tires, it makes a fine winter car. Guess what, car started for them with key. Any advice is appreciated, otherwise I need the car fail again in starting and have it towed to dealership. All legal questions and e-mails may be forwarded to a consumer advocacy group for review by qualified and licensed attorneys, however transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.
So far I get around 27 mpg highway. The South Korean automakers are notifying owners, and dealers will replace the switch at no cost. Overall, it's been a great family car for the four of us. Something seem terribly wrong with having to pay twice for something, that appears to have been faulty off the manufacturing line. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. I've tried everything suggested in the websites: new keys, shifting gears, etc.
Dealers will replace the fuel pump sub-assembly with an improved part. It does sit a little low, so I'm concerned about its performance in deep snow. Contributing posters are people who regularly post worthwhile advice. And third row doesn't feel to cramp for a average sized person on children. It handles very well, is very comfortable and great on gas.
Does the added charge boost the electrical charge throughout the system that then allows to key to start the car? Put silicone around the connector. The New York Times reports that the many features offered on the Rondo Kia represent a tremendous value, even when such features are optional. It's advertised mileage, and affordability was the determination. Electronic stability control and four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes are standard, along with front side and head curtain airbags that cover outboard occupants. After he witnessed the non-start, he brought out a current technician from the garage to witness the non-start. The safety recall is expected to begin during march 2012.
Ordered a the part off RockAuto, replaced it, and problem persists. However I believe it may have been around the time I had a new battery installed in my car. We do use our 3rd row on occasion and it works great for the kids. When it finally turns after pounding on the key while in the ignition. The chdarging system is not working, when it runs, take it to your local auto parts store like Autozone and they will checkout the charging system for free. We never lost control nor did we had to stop.
In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. Corvette races down the local highway, in the backseat of his father's latest acquisition. It all happened yesterday, I put my seat belt on and started my car and the airbag light kept go on and off and now is staying on when the car is in drive. If it's got wheels, treads, floats, flies, or has an engine you're good to go. Double check all the fuses as there are often some under the bonnet as well as inside the car often in the driver's footwell somewhere. I got the 4 cyl because it has the lower maintenance timing chain as opposed to the timing belt in the 6 and haven't noticed it to be appreciably noisier or slower than the 6. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction.
A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Warranty is a bonus, even when purchased used there is a 5 yr 60,000 bumper to bumper warranty. There is nothing fancy about the Kia Rondo. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. We're pretty flexible and we even enjoy a bit of humor now and again. It's relatively small, so it's easily maneuverable -- parallel parking is a breeze. They put in a used repaired radio and died shortly after warranty expired.