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Kia Forte Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 3 Kia Forte recalls between 2010 and 2017. Learn if your Kia Forte is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 17, 2016

The plates that are screwed down to fasten the front seat belt retractor to the vehicle may not be tightened properly. This could result in the seat belt separating from the vehicle in an accident, failing to restrain an occupant. 

Recalls on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 2016. If you do 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 uncompleted 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 February 5, 2016

The hose that carries transmission fluid to a cooler that keeps the fluid from overheating may develop a leak. This can result in transmission failure and the vehicle not moving when commanded.

Recalls on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia will notify owners of affected vehicles starting in March, 2016. 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 uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Kia recall number is SC129.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 16, 2015

The electric cooling fan control resistor can overheat and melt, increasing the risk of an electrical fire.

Kia will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning February 24, 2015. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Kia recall number is SC113.