Rodents Chew Kia's Soy Wiring
Rodents just can't resist the soy-derived wire coatings used in Kia vehicles. The chewed up wires are costing owners hundreds, and sometimes thousands of dollars in repairs. However, this isn't a Kia-only problem.Continue reading article "Rodents Chew Kia's Soy Wiring"
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What Cadenza Owners Complain About
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- knocking at start up in the 2014 Cadenza
- too much play in steering wheel, doesn't hold the road in the 2014 Cadenza
- advertised with a cooled driver's seat, does not have it in the 2014 Cadenza
- no daytime running lights in the 2014 Cadenza
- compressor stopped working in the 2014 Cadenza
What Breaks the Most
Cadenza Key Numbers
One Kia owner has had enough of gnawed wires leading to dashboard warning lights and multiple calls to the insurance company.
Tsvetelin Tsonev filed a class-action lawsuit because his 2015 Soul is being used like a chew toy.
The plaintiff says he leased a 2015 Kia Soul in April 2015 that has allegedly been damaged three times because the automaker keeps replacing soy-based wiring with more soy wiring, inviting more critters to snacktime.
OK, so it turns out rodents don’t really snack on the coating, but they do love chewing on it and making nests out of it.
And if you’re wondering just how much damage a rodent could do, brace yourself.…keep reading article "Soy Wires are Still Being Chewed Up. Maybe Kia Should Stop Advertising with Rodents."
Another day, another manufacturer getting sued for using soy-based wire coating.
Plaintiff Campbell claims her 2014 Kia Optima was damaged in December 2016 when rodents chewed the wire harness and wiring. Campbell asked Kia to cover the repairs under warranty but after allegedly making her wait almost a month with the Kia Optima sitting at the dealership, Kia denied her claim for coverage.
The lawsuit covers owners or lessees in California, Texas, and NJ with most of the 2012-2017 Kia lineup.keep reading article "Kia Sued for Using A Soy-Based Wire Coating"
2017 Cadenza owners are going to want to stop and checkout this recall.
Kia is recalling 47 model year 2017 Kia Cadenza cars with brake vacuum hoses that can kink and cause problems with braking performance.
At the very least, this isn’t going to help with your stopping distances and it will most likely happen without warning.keep reading article "Kinked Vacuum Hoses Increase Stopping Distances for 2017 Cadenza"