really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #2

Jul 242003


  • miles
While driving at any speed vehicle shutdown forcing consumer to pull out of the road. Dealer replaced twice the battery, but problem still recurring.

- Hot Springs, AR, USA

problem #1

Mar 242003

(reported on)


  • miles
The vehicle ran rough, idled rough at stop lights, and had a hard start in the morning. In a few weeks of purchase, two spark plugs were replaced. The dealer stated the rough running was normal. Scc

- Olathe, KS, USA