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Kia Recalls

Search our database of 76 Kia recalls. Find out if your Kia has a safety-related defect or problem and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 17, 2014

The steering gear may fail due to a faulty connection with a related pinion gear, causing a loss of vehicle steering.

Kia notified owners of affected vehicles starting in July 2014. 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 SC108.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 30, 2014

For vehicles equipped with 19 inch non-aluminum wheels, the wheels may fracture from impacts, such as driving over deep potholes.

Kia will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in June 2014. 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 SC107.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 27, 2014

The label on the vehicle that indicates load ratings and tire pressure requirements may list the improper tire pressure, resulting in the tires being under-inflated. This could lead to premature tire wear and an accident.

Recalls on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia began notifying known owners of affected vehicles in February, 2014. If you did 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 SC103.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 5, 2013

Loss of vehicle control can occur due to a broken front lower control arm.

Kia will notify owners beginning December 2013. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should, 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 SC100.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 13, 2013

The right front axle shaft may fracture, resulting in a lack of power to the wheels. This can cause risk of an accident.

Recalls on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia notified owners of affected vehicles in September 2013. If you did 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 1, 2013

Kia is recalling these vehicles because the stop light switch can fail resulting in loss of brake light operation and may experience other electrical concerns.

Kia will begin notifying owners of affected vehicles during May 2013. If you are experiencing problems with the brake lights, cruise control, gear shifter, push button start, or Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system system, or if you don't receive recall notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Kia recall number is SC098.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 29, 2012

The front passenger seat occupant classification system may not be able to properly detect a child in the passenger seat, resulting in unwanted airbag deployment in the event of a crash.

Kia will notify owners of affected vehicles during July, 2012. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 29, 2012

On vehicles equipped with a non-adjustable brake pedal, the pedal mount may break off during a collision. If this happens, the brakes would be useless and the driver would have to use the parking brake to stop the vehicle.

Kia will notify owners of affected vehicles during June, 2012. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 13, 2012

Due to high resistance in the airbag electrical circuit, in the event of a crash, the driver's airbag may not deploy as expected.

Kia will notify owners of affected vehicles during March 2012. Some vehicles may illuminate the airbag warning light and others may not. If the airbag warning light is illuminated, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 6, 2011

The front passenger airbag may be deactivated improperly by the occupant classification system (OCS) control module.

Kia has not released a notification schedule at this time; however, the remedy is currently available under service campaign SC076. If you find the "passenger air bag off" warning light on when an adult passenger is in the front passenger seat, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.