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• Air Conditioner Refrigerant Charge
Air conditioner refrigerant charge is covered for the
first 12 months of the warranty period regardless of
mileage. Over the balance of the warranty period,
refrigerant charge is covered only when replenished
as part of a warranty repair.
• Audio / Entertainment System
An original equipment radio, compact disk player,
OE DVD / RSE (Rear Seat Entertainment System)
or navigation system is covered for the first
The original equipment battery is covered by a
limited warranty for a period of 36 months/36,000
miles. During 36 months/36,000 miles of the
warranty period, a defective battery will be replaced
at no cost to you. Kia will cover diagnostic,
installation and replacement battery costs.
Kia will not reimburse you for any portion of the
cost of a non-Kia replacement battery.
• Brake and Clutch Linings
Brake linings, including pads and shoes, and clutch
linings are warranted for 12 months/12,000 miles,
whichever comes first, if they fail to function
properly during normal use. Brake linings are
designed to wear out as part of the process of
stopping your vehicle safely and consistently while
providing reasonable levels of noise and vibration
during normal use. Brake or clutch linings function
properly during normal use even if they need
replacement in less than the full warranty period.
Rather, most replacements at lower mileage are
required by driver usage habits which can cause high
rates of wear. In addition, brake lining wear is
substantially increased by environmental conditions
such as exposure to road salt or due to regular
driving in stop and go rush hour traffic. The more
wear factors which are present, the more rapid the
wear. Resulting repairs and replacements of linings
are not covered by your warranty.
New Vehicle Limited Warranty
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10New Vehicle Limited Warranty
• Damaged brake rotors and drums resulting from
failing to replace brake pads and/or shoes before
they have worn sufficiently to damage such rotors
and drums. It is your obligation to ensure adequate
inspections to prevent rotor and drum damage due to
Manufacturer Design Choices
• The choices made in designing your vehicle,
including the materials chosen for parts and
• Note: A material is not defective or underperforming
under your warranty because a better, stronger, more
durable or more suitable material could have been used.
• Note: All vehicle dimensions and measurements are
made solely at the discretion of the manufacturer
and are not warranted to be suitable for you or
anyone else who uses your vehicle.
• Replacement or repair of parts intended to wear
including the friction wear parts of the brakes,
including brake pads and shoes, spark plugs, belts,
clutch linings, filters, wiper blades, bulbs except
HID bulbs, fuses, and other wear and consumable
• Surface corrosion on any part other than the body
sheet metal panels forming the exterior appearance
of a Kia Vehicle.
• Normal maintenance services such as: cleaning and
polishing, minor adjustments, lubrication, oil/fluid
changes, filters, anti- freeze coolant replenishment,
wheel alignment and tire rotation unless such services
are performed as part of a covered warrantable repair.
• Normal maintenance items including but not limited
to spark plugs, engine belts, filters, wiper blades, and
bulbs except HID bulbs are not warranted. However,
as a matter of policy, Kia will repair or replace such
maintenance items of a new vehicle during the
vehicle’s initial ownership period, but only up to the
first service interval or 12 months/12,000 miles,
whichever comes first.
• Maintenance services described as “Scheduled
Maintenance Services”, “Owner Maintenance Services”
or “Appearance Care” in your Owner’s Manual.
• Any repair of a Kia Vehicle on which the odometer
has been altered or on which the actual mileage
cannot be reasonably determined.
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