The affected Kia models are being recalled because the brake light switch can fail prematurely, resulting in the loss of brake light operation as well as concerns with other electrical systems including: Cruise control, push-button start feature, shifter, and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system. Dealers will replace the brake light switch to correct this concern.
2010 Kia Sportage Recalls
Brake Light Switch May Fail Prematurley
Brakes,April 1, 2013
RepairPal Expert Overview: