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2011 Kia Sportage Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 2 official 2011 Kia Sportage recalls. Find out if your 2011 Kia Sportage 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 9, 2015

The brake lights may stop operating because of a faulty switch that activates them. This can cause other drivers to not know if the vehicle is stopping or slowing.

Kia notified owners of affected vehicles starting in July 2015. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Kia recall number is SC121.