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2012 Kia Optima Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 1 official 2012 Kia Optima recall. Find out if your 2012 Kia Optima needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 31, 2017

The engine may not have been machined properly during manufacturing, resulting in premature internal engine wear. This could cause the engine to seize, increasing risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in May, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Kia dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.