Close

Kia Sedona Recall 06V265000

Improperly Fitted Hose May Cause Loss of Brakes.

Recall Details

On certain vehicles the rear brake caliper hose may have been improperly fitted, causing it to rub on suspension components. The continual rubbing may eventually cause it to burst. Resulting in brake failure.  The Kia Recall # is SC061

Our Quick Take

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

What Should You Do?

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.

Brakes, September 15, 2006

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 15, 2006
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
13,060
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
06V265000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE REAR CALIPER BRAKE HOSES MAY BE OUT OF POSITION. AN IMPROPERLY POSITIONED REAR CALIPER BRAKE HOSE MAY CONTACT REAR SUSPENSION COMPONENTS AND OVER TIME BREACH THE INTEGRITY OF THE HOSE.
Consequence
THIS WOULD RESULT IN THE LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID, WHICH COULD CAUSE DECREASED BRAKE FUNCTION, LEADING TO CRASH AND PERSONAL INJURIES.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE POSITIONING OF THE REAR CALIPER BRAKE HOSES AND ADJUST OR REPLACE THEM FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.
Notes
KIA RECALL NO. SC061.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Not your car? Find your recalls now:
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration logo
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration