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Kia Recalls

Search our database of 77 Kia recalls. Find out if your Kia has a safety-related defect or problem and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 29, 2006

On vehicles equipped with adjustable pedals, the wiring to the brake light switch may become damaged, resulting in loss of brake light operation, engine stalling, or a no start condition.

Kia will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning September 29, 2006. If you are experiencing stalling, a no start condition, loss of brake light operation, 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) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 15, 2006

The automatic locking function of the rear seat belts may not function.

Please contact your Kia dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

 

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 15, 2006

On certain vehicles a rear brake hose may be improperly installed and could leak causing the brakes to fail.

Kia will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning September 12, 2006. If you see brake fluid leaking under the rear of your car and feel it falls under this recall you should contact your local dealer. It is helpful to have your (VIN) Vehicle identification number ready when contacting them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 30, 2006

The lower child seat tethers should not be used. 

Please contact your Kia dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

 

Summary on November 28, 2005
RepairPal Expert Overview on October 10, 2005

A section of fuel line may leak near the fuel tank. This can cause a fire in the presence of an ignition source.

Please contact your Kia dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 21, 2005

The passenger side air bag may remain active when a child seat is installed. This can allow unintended deployment of the front passenger air bag in a crash.

Kia notified owners of affected vehicles starting in October 2005. 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 15, 2005

In freezing conditions, water on the cable that connects the gas pedal to the engine can freeze, causing the gas pedal to stick. 

Please contact your Kia dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 1, 2005

On certain vehicles the parking brake may become damaged due to one of its faulty components. This may allow your vehicle to roll away and cause a crash.

KIA will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning August 1, 2005. If you have not been notified, are having problems with your parking brake and think you vehicle falls under this recall. You should contact your local dealership. It helps to have your VIN Vehicle Identification Number ready when doing so.

Summary on June 22, 2005