Recall Warns Sportage Owners To Watch for Oil Leaks

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Kia is recalling the Sportage over concerns that oil pan leaks could stall the engine or set it on fire. The automaker says there was a problem during the assembly of the oil pan seals for the 2011-2012 model years. Now they want owners to watch out for signs of a problem – oil pools on the ground, check engine lights, a wall of flames shooting out of your hood, etc. You know, subtle stuff like that. Kia doesn’t know how they’ll fix the problem and they don’t plan on contacting owners about the recall until April 10, 2019.

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  1. 3rd Generation Sportage

    Years
    2011–2015
    Reliability
    37th of 42
    PainRank
    9.64
    Complaints
    95
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