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Kia Rio Recalls
 Kia Recalls Date: Apr 2004

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Make / Models :         Model/Build Years:    
Kia Rio 
Kia Rio Cinco
    2001-2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : . 04V179
Manufacture Dates:  May 2000 – May 2004
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 187,790 Total Campaign 

Summary   
On certain passenger vehicles, the fuel intake nipple on the fuel distributor is subject to fracture or cracking during removal of the quick connect coupling securing the main fuel tube assembly to the fuel intake nipple, or when force is accidentally applied to the intake nipple during the vehicle assembly process or during engine compartment repairs. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire. 

Remedy:
Dealers will replace the fuel distributor and main fuel tube assemblies. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during June 2004. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. 

Notes:  Kia Recall No. SC036
CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATIONS AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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For more detail regarding your specific vehicle, contact your dealer, the NHTSA Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236, or your local government recall office.

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Notices get lost in the mail or discarded as junk mail.  Even after these attempts to notify customers, only 72% of owners affected by safety issue Kia Recalls have the recall work completed.  

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regularly announces vehicle safety car recalls in an effort to inform and urge owners to get problems repaired quickly. Kia Rio Recalls

Car Accident Advice often obtains recall notices before dealers and owners.  The NHTSA recommends that you wait for the mailed bulletin to arrive before requesting the work to be done.    However, you can ask your Kia Rio Recalls dealer when the next recall update notice is expected at their shop.  

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