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What items are not covered by the KIA New Vehicle Warranty?

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A :
  • Costs associated with scheduled maintenance as detailed in the Owner's Manual.
  • Damages due to factors beyond the manufacturer's control:
    • Misuse of the KIA vehicle, such as driving over curbs, overloading, racing etc.
    • Accidents, such as collision, fire, theft, etc.
    • Alteration, modification, tampering etc.
    • Damage or surface corrosion from the environment such as acid rain, airborne fallout (chemicals, tree sap, etc.), salt, road hazards, hail, wind storm, lightning, and acts of God.
    • Cosmetic conditions or surface corrosion from stone chips or scratches in the paint.
  • Any damage due to lack of maintenance, or the use of the wrong fuel, oil or lubricants, such as:
    • Lack of proper maintenance as described in your Owner's Manual.
    • Improper maintenance or the use of other than the specified oil or lubricants as recommended in your Owner’s Manual.
    • Use of other than the specified fuel, improper fuel quality or fuel contamination.
  • Normal deterioration
    • Normal wear, tear or deterioration such as discolouration, fading, deformation, etc.
    • Surface corrosion on any part other than the body sheet metal panels forming the exterior appearance of a KIA Vehicle.
  • Any damage caused when a non-genuine KIA part or accessory has been used.
  • Any defects caused by repairs or replacement by other than an Authorised KIA Dealer.
  • Any damage considered to be part of normal maintenance, such as cleaning and polishing.
  • Replenishment or replacement of oil, fluids, coolant, wiper blades, fan belts, filters, brake and clutch linings, spark plugs, light globes, gaskets and so on, as a result of normal wear and tear.
  • Maintenance services described as 'Scheduled Maintenance Service', 'Owner Maintenance Service' or 'Appearance Care' in your Owner's Manual.
  • Adjustments, such as brake and clutch adjustment, adjustment of head lamps, wheel alignment, wheel balancing, engine adjustment, etc.
  • Any economic loss. This includes, without limitation, payment for loss of use of the KIA Vehicle, lodging, car rentals, travel costs, loss of pay and other expenses or damages.
  • Vehicles with altered odometer reading. Any repair of a KIA vehicle on which the odometer has been altered or on which the actual distance travelled cannot be readily determined may have warranty declined.
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