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2007 Kia Sportage EX V6 2WD

  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Weight and Seatbelt Engagement
  • Front Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • Automatic Locking Retractors
  • L A T C H
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt
  • Front and Rear Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2007 Kia Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2007 Kia Amanti Not
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2007 Kia Optima 55554
2007 Kia Rio 45434
2007 Kia Rondo 55544
2007 Kia Sedona 55554
2007 Kia Sedona 55554
2007 Kia Sorento 55553
2007 Kia Spectra 55444
2007 Kia Spectra 55444
2007 Kia Sportage 55553
 
Service Bulletins for 2007 Kia Sportage EX V6 2WD
2007 KIA SPORTAGE:

Bulletin Number: 018
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET/RELEARN. *KB

Bulletin Number: 021
SPORTAGE (KM) PASSIVE OCCUPANT DETECTION SYSTEM INFORMATION - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES SYSTEM INFORMATION RELATED TO SPORTAGE (KM) MODELS REGARDING PASSIVE OCCUPANT DETECTION SYSTEM (PODS) PRODUCED FROM 10/28/2004. *NJ

Bulletin Number: 032
MUFFLER PIPE DRAIN ICE ACCUMULATION IN VERY LOW CLIMATE CONDITIONS MAY CAUSE A NO START ENGINE. *KB

Bulletin Number: 038
THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO AN ENGINE HESITATION OR THE ILLUMINATION OF THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) FOR P0123 (THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR / SWITCH (A) CIRCUIT HIGH INPUT). *NJ

Bulletin Number: KT-2008082201
KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

Bulletin Number: KT-2008082201
KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

Bulletin Number: KT-2008082201
KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

Bulletin Number: PI1801_DP
DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - Advises the Dealer Principal of the new Product Improvement Program to replace the fuel tank straps on certain 2005-2007MY Sportage vehicles manufactured from May 27, 2004 through April 25, 2007. Although there ha

Bulletin Number: PI1801_DSM
DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - Advises the Dealer Service Manager of the new Product Improvement Program to replace the fuel tank straps on certain 2005-2007MY Sportage vehicles manufactured from May 27, 2004 through April 25, 2007. Altho

Bulletin Number: PI1801_OWNER
OWNER LETTER - included in the Dealer Notification Package - This document notifies the owners of the Product Improvement Program to replace the fuel tank straps on their vehicles.

Bulletin Number: PI1801_QA
QA - Listing of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers regarding the Product Improvement Program.

Bulletin Number: PI1801_TSB
TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - FUEL TANK STRAP REPLACEMENT (PI1801) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the fuel tank straps on certain 2005-2007MY Sportage vehicles manufactured from May 27, 2004 through April 25, 2007.

Bulletin Number: PS075R1
PITSTOP: WATER LEAK FROM SUNROOF GLASS - SOME SPORTAGE KM VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE DECEMBER 17, 2007 MAY EXHIBIT A WATER LEAK DUE TO POOR SEALING AT THE SUNROOF GLASS TO SUNROOF GLASS SEAL. TO ADJUST THE SUNROOF GLASS, USE THIS PROCEDURE AS DE

Bulletin Number: PS075R1
PITSTOP: WATER LEAK FROM SUNROOF GLASS - SOME SPORTAGE KM VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE DECEMBER 17, 2007 MAY EXHIBIT A WATER LEAK DUE TO POOR SEALING AT THE SUNROOF GLASS TO SUNROOF GLASS SEAL. TO ADJUST THE SUNROOF GLASS, USE THIS PROCEDURE AS DE

Bulletin Number: PS382
PITSTOP: STOP LAMP SWITCH IDENTIFICATION MATRIX (SC098) - KMA HAS RECEIVED A NUMBER OF INCORRECT WARRANTY RETURN PARTS RELATED TO CAMPAIGN SC098 AND HAS DETERMINED THAT AT TIMES DEALER STAFF MAY HAVE DIFFICULTY IN QUICKLY AND EASILY IDENTIF

Bulletin Number: PS382
PITSTOP: STOP LAMP SWITCH IDENTIFICATION MATRIX (SC098) - KMA HAS RECEIVED A NUMBER OF INCORRECT WARRANTY RETURN PARTS RELATED TO CAMPAIGN SC098 AND HAS DETERMINED THAT AT TIMES DEALER STAFF MAY HAVE DIFFICULTY IN QUICKLY AND EASILY IDENTIF

Bulletin Number: PS539
PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.

Bulletin Number: SC 080
KIA MOTORS: FOR FUEL ADAPTION IMPROVEMENT THERE IS A SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR THE 2007-2008 SPORTAGE. *RM

Bulletin Number: SC-084
KIA: APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTICORROSION TREATMENT FOR REAR FLOOR MEMBERS. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO CERTAIN VEHICLES FOR PROCEDURE TO APPLY ADDITIONAL ANTICORROSION PROTECTION TO THE REAR FLOOR SIDE AND CROSS MEMBERS. *PE

Bulletin Number: SC104
SOME KIA SPORTAGE MODELS VEHICLES ARE AFFECTED BY CORROSION WHICH NEEDS ANTI CORROSION PROTECTION. 06/04/14*LJ

Bulletin Number: SC104DP
DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: Attention: All Dealer Principals - Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a voluntary service campaign, as a preventative measure, to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the vehicle underbody on certain 2

Bulletin Number: SC104DP
DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: Attention: All Dealer Principals - Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a voluntary service campaign, as a preventative measure, to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the vehicle underbody on certain 2

Bulletin Number: SC104DPSM
DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: Attention: All Kia Parts & Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign on certain 2005-2010 MY Sportage vehicles produced from June 24, 2004 through January 26,

Bulletin Number: SC104DPSM
DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: Attention: All Kia Parts & Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign on certain 2005-2010 MY Sportage vehicles produced from June 24, 2004 through January 26,

Bulletin Number: SC104OWNER
OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER - Dear Kia Sportage Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign to add additional anti-corrosion wax and undercoating to the underbody of certain 2005-2010 MY Sportage vehicles.

Bulletin Number: SC104OWNER
OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER - Dear Kia Sportage Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign to add additional anti-corrosion wax and undercoating to the underbody of certain 2005-2010 MY Sportage vehicles.

Bulletin Number: SC104QA
Q AND A - SC104 ? 2005-2010 MY Sportage - Application of Additional Anti-Corrosion Material to Underbody of Vehicle Voluntary Service Campaign

Bulletin Number: SC104QA
Q AND A - SC104 ? 2005-2010 MY Sportage - Application of Additional Anti-Corrosion Material to Underbody of Vehicle Voluntary Service Campaign

Bulletin Number: TSB-022
KIA: LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY LABEL REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS TO COMPLY WITH FMVSS 110. PROVIDING INFORMATION FOR THE NEW REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY (LCC) WHEN CERTAIN ACCESSORIES ARE ADDED TO A COMPLETED VEHICLE PRI0

Bulletin Number: TSB-023
KIA: VEHICLES WITH 4WD SYSTEM MAY EXHIBIT A DRONING NOISE ORIGINATING FROM THE 4WD COUPLING WHILE DRIVING BETWEEN 12-37MPH. THE CAUSE OF THIS CONDITION MAY BE THE INTERNAL PART OF THE 4WD COUPLING ASSEMBLY IS BINDING DUE TO A POSSIBLE DA

Bulletin Number: TSB-023
KIA: VEHICLES WITH 4WD SYSTEM MAY EXHIBIT A DRONING NOISE ORIGINATING FROM THE 4WD COUPLING WHILE DRIVING BETWEEN 12-37MPH. THE CAUSE OF THIS CONDITION MAY BE THE INTERNAL PART OF THE 4WD COUPLING ASSEMBLY IS BINDING DUE TO A POSSIBLE DA

Bulletin Number: TSBBOD095
TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. OVER TIME, SOME KIA VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LIMITED APPLI

Bulletin Number: TSBBOD095
TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. OVER TIME, SOME KIA VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LIMITED APPLI

Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

Bulletin Number: TSB-SC104
VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL (SC104) - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this bulletin to apply additional anti-corrosion protection to various vehicle underbody components o

Bulletin Number: TSB-SC104
VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL (SC104) - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this bulletin to apply additional anti-corrosion protection to various vehicle underbody components o

Bulletin Number: TT027
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: TT027
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

 
Recalls for 2007 Kia Sportage EX V6 2WD
2007 KIA SPORTAGE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 09V130000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer: KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 01/20/2006 - 01/30/2007
Potential Units Affected: 139844
Defect Description:
HUYNDAI-KIA IS RECALLING 139,844 MY 2006-2007- SEDONA, SPORTAGE, SORENTO AND MY RONDO AND AMANTI VEHICLES. THE STOP LAMP SWITCH IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY MALFUNCTION. A MALFUNCTIONING STOP LAMP SWITCH MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO NOT ILLUMINATE WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED OR MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO REMAIN ILLUMINATED WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS RELEASED. A STOP LAMP SWITCH MALFUNCTION MAY ALSO AFFECT THE OPERATION OF THE BRAKE-TRANSMISSION SHIFT INTERLOCK FEATURE SO THE TRANSMISSION SHIFTER WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO BE SHIFTED OUT OF THE PARK POSITION. IT MAY ALSO CAUSE THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) MALFUNCTION LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE, AND IT MAY NOT DEACTIVATE THE CRUISE CONTROL WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED.
Consequence:
ANY OF THESE MALFUNCTIONS, ALONE OR IN COMBINATION, MAY LEAD TO A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 17, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA'S CONSUMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-333-4542.
2007 KIA SPORTAGE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V114000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation
Manufacture Dates: 01/31/2007 - 01/26/2010
Potential Units Affected: 980377
Defect Description:
Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2007-2010 Rondo, model year 2007-2011 Sedona, Sorento and Sportage, model year 2010-2011 Soul, model year 2008-2011 Optima, model year 2010 Forte, model year 2007-2009 Amanti, and model year 2009 Borrego vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Kia recalled 623,658 model year 2007-2010 Rondo and Sportage, model year 2007-2011 Sorento, model year 2007 Sedona, model year 2010-2011 Soul, and model year 2011 Optima vehicles. In September 2013, Kia informed the agency that it was adding an additional 356,719 vehicles to this campaign. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 980,377. 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. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.
Consequence:
Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'ON' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of PARK without first applying the brake. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Kia will send an interim notification to owners in May 2013. When parts are available, owners will receive a second notification and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's recall campaign number is SC098.
2007 KIA SPORTAGE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V114000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation
Manufacture Dates: 01/31/2007 - 01/26/2010
Potential Units Affected: 980377
Defect Description:
Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2007-2010 Rondo, model year 2007-2011 Sedona, Sorento and Sportage, model year 2010-2011 Soul, model year 2008-2011 Optima, model year 2010 Forte, model year 2007-2009 Amanti, and model year 2009 Borrego vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Kia recalled 623,658 model year 2007-2010 Rondo and Sportage, model year 2007-2011 Sorento, model year 2007 Sedona, model year 2010-2011 Soul, and model year 2011 Optima vehicles. In September 2013, Kia informed the agency that it was adding an additional 356,719 vehicles to this campaign. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 980,377. 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. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.
Consequence:
Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'ON' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of PARK without first applying the brake. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Kia will send an interim notification to owners in May 2013. When parts are available, owners will receive a second notification and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's recall campaign number is SC098.
 


2007 Lexus RX 350 Front Wheel Drive

  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Driver Knee Airbag
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Passenger Weight
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • Front Passenger and Rear Automatic Locking Retractors
  • Emergency Fuel Shutoff Device
  • First Aid Kit
  • Rollover Sensor
  • L A T C H
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt
  • Front and Rear Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2007 Lexus Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2007 Lexus ES350 55544
2007 Lexus GS350/430 Not
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2007 Lexus GS450h Not
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2007 Lexus GX470 Not
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2007 Lexus IS250/350 Not
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2007 Lexus LS460/460L Not
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2007 Lexus LX470 Not
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2007 Lexus RX350 Not
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2007 Lexus RX400h Not
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2007 Lexus SC430 Not
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Service Bulletins for 2007 Lexus SC430 Front Wheel Drive
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2007 Lexus SC430 Front Wheel Drive
No recalls exist.
 






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