KIA Issues Recall After Engine Strap Issue

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Thousands of cars are being recalled in several states, including Minnesota and Wisconsin, because their gas tanks can fall off.

Officials from KIA said Friday that more than 58,000 KIA Spectra L-D’s are being recalled because of the issue. Those are older, compact cars from model years 2004 to 2007.

The issue: Road salt used in the winter can make straps that hold the gas tank on rust and eventually fall off. That could spark a fire or cause the engine to fall out of the car.

  • you

    LOL, how can an engine fall off the car. It’s the tank , man.

    • Mary pennington

      he right especially when car from AZ from as a lease car high mileage
      from a credit union what up with with these folks that be taken to the clearners
      he has kia before no proplems major up keep no law that folks with disablities that were are take advange every day of the week with cars look at you in dealer ship
      here another one comming what up with the state i know no law regarding about us all

      • Dave

        Try spell check.

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