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2007 Sportage door solenoid lock switch not working all the

Customer Question

2007 Sportage door solenoid lock switch not working all the time, and brake lights stay on during this period. if the key is touched to the ignition cylinder problem goes away
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Kavey replied 9 months ago.

Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be helping you today.

What do you mean by touched?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.

Grounded

Expert:  Kavey replied 9 months ago.

So if you lay the key flat against the face of the lock cylinder it fixes all your issues.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.

I've heard it could be one of two things from a KIA service manager. What's your diagnosis?

Expert:  Kavey replied 9 months ago.

If I had to guess I would guess its being caused by the recalled brake light switch that can cause similar issues.