Thank god people were not flying or there would have been a tragic accident. We were able to move out of traffic and restart the vehicle and make it home. The benefit with the bigger bolt is it didn't break, just lost power steering. The engine continued to run normally. Had the vehicle been in motion at the time of the part failure there would have been an accident.
As a result, the harmonic balancer and bolt needed to be replaced. Thank god that I made it to work safely and now have to find another means to get around since this is my only transportation. The easy out broke off in the bolt. The rep also told me that I need a transmission. My sons go to school in atlanta and the crankshaft broke in north carolina.
Before looking at the vehicle they immediately told me it sounded like the infamous crank shaft pulley bolt. The technician stated the crank shaft pulley, ball bearing and cylinders had to be replaced. Crankshaft bolt that hold harmonic balancer broke. Brick city paid for the parts and I paid for the labor. While driving on a highway, suddenly all warning lights came on, power steering was lost. Roger Posted on Oct 19, 2009 www.
And how can I find out when my paperwork was or is to be processed? I have full coverage Ins. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000. After 2 months of research and getting the guts to fix it I tried to drill the use an easy out to get out the bolt. After the local shop looked at it and confirmed it was the crank shaft pulley bolt. I still have at 7 more car payments to make on the car. Mechanic told me that he thought the values were going to be messed up so after checking found out values were messed up so heads were removed.
I loved this car and can not believe that Kia will not help. I got kia corporate involved which did absolutely no good because they said that they would someone someone from California to fix my vehicle and ended up not sending anyone sent a wire harness instead. New tires every 15 months or so because it felt like I was blowing around the highway. The manufacturer informed the contact that the vehicle was no longer under warranty for repair. Purchased new to be installed shortly. Crank pulley bolt broke off.
The vehicle was not repaired. A certified mechanic stated that the crank pulley bolt fractured and detached from the vehicle. The contact was able to restart the vehicle; however, it was not able to fully accelerate. The vehicle was then towed to the dealer kia store clarksville, 826 e lewis and clark pkwy, clarksville, in 47129, 866 545-2429 where the crankshaft was replaced, but oil started leaking from the camshaft seal after the repairs. I was at a loss for word as it sounded like its been an on going issue that needs to be address.
Was told the warranty on it was over 2000 miles earlier. Proceeds will be applied to purchase of replacement vehicle, which will not be a kia. The vehicle was not repaired. This would make me leery of any future comments or conclusions he makes as well. Is Refund Advocacy affiliated with Class Counsel or the Claims Administrator? I bought the vehicle from someone with only 25,000 miles last year 2017. I had to rent a car to come back to fl as I was stranded in charleston without transportation. I don't have any money to replace it right now and I don't know what to do to get to work going forward.
I will either tap in 3 or 4 flat head screws with hex drive or threaded in studs, then sand blast all compression surfaces. He got them safely to pepboys and they had to spend the night in north carolina and the next day pepboys confirmed it was the crankshaft bolt. Complaint Number: 10562298 Incident Date: October 25, 2013 Date Added to File: January 30, 2014 Description of the Complaint: I was leaving a patient's home when I got around the corner from their home, my car just shut off on me. The approximate failure mileage was 105,000. On July 26 the vehicle would not start up and a friend of mine took me to her brothers mechanic shop. Even people covered under the 100,000 mile warranty was told its not apart of the drive drain so its not covered. Proceeds will be applied to purchase of replacement vehicle, which will not be a Kia.