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I had my first major breakdown on my 2014 Cadenza this past weekend. I was out shopping, pulled out of a parking lot onto the street and when I gave the car gas, it failed to respond. It was like it was being limited to no more than 1,500 RPM. Shut the car off to see if that might reset it, but when I tried to start it again, the engine cranked for about 5 seconds before it started, and I still had the non-responsive throttle. A warning on the infotainment screen popped up that it was running a diagnostic, and that an Engine Control Unit Fault was detected. Kia roadside assistance towed it to my local dealership. The tow truck driver said it sounded like some sort of engine fault put the transmission into a safety mode that limits the engine RPM? The dealership diagnosed it as a failure of the high pressure fuel pump. I'm still covered under the 5 year, 60,000 mile warranty (second owner), so it was all covered. On the paperwork, it said that it would have been nearly $800, most of that was parts. Labor must have been only an hour or two, since they got my car in to the garage after lunch and had it done around 4.

Just a heads up in case anyone else experiences this.
 

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Try getting that fix done on a Chevy, Toyota or Honda under warrantee. Yeah, this Kia warrantee is some serious peace of mind I tell ya. I had the AC compressor replaced at 52k...not sure how much that cost, I'd guess $1200-$1500, I wouldn't know, my invoice was all blank in the price column. Mine was also Certified Pre Owned, so I have powertrain to 100k, so I actually added the extended full coverage for $1600 I think it was...I'll drive this thing up to 100k and be smiling all the way!
 

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That's nothing, try getting anything inside the GPS replaced. Other than taking apart my entire dash to get to it, they had to replace several pieces to try to get my GPS screen to work properly again. Eventually after they tried the "cheaper" parts, they replaced a $3k piece and that fixed it. All under warranty but they wanted to try the cheaper stuff first because it was warranty work. I had a loaner the whole time so didn't mind. It's all great now, even got a new screen out of it (only about 2 1/2 yrs old at the time). I purchased my extended warranty when I leased the car, bought it out January this year. I'm happy with my decisions.
 
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