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Kia Sedona Recall 03V158000

Vehicle May Take Longer to Stop When Driving Under 25 MPH

Recall Details

A programming error in the ABS Control Module logic could cause reduced braking force and increased stopping distances when stopping the vehicle below 25 MPH. This could result in a crash. Dealers will reprogram the control module to fix the issue. The recall began May 19, 2003. The Kia recall number is SC-032.

Our Quick Take

A software error in the ABS could cause increased stopping distances when stopping the vehicle below 25 MPH. 

What Should You Do?

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.

Brakes, May 19, 2003

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
May 19, 2003
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
3,375
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
03V158000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THERE WAS A PROGRAMMING ERROR IN THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE LOGIC. THE PROGRAMMING ERROR COULD CAUSE REDUCED BRAKING FORCE AT SPEEDS BELOW 25 MPH, WHICH COULD RESULT IN INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES.
Consequence
SUCH INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE CONTROL MODULE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 19, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.
Notes
KIA RECALL NO. SC032. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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