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On December 1, 2017, Kia recalled 134,366 Kia Forte. Kia motors america (kia) is recalling certain 2012-2014 forte and forte koup vehicles. the brake pedal stopper pad can deteriorate allowing the brake light switch plunger to remain extended when the brake pedal is released. this will allow the brake lights to remain illuminated continuously. it can also allow the shift lever to be moved without depressing the brake pedal, or activate the engine management brake pedal override feature.
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Kia Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 1, 2017

A fault within the brake pedal stopper pad may cause the brake lights may stay illuminated and allow the shift lever to be able to be shifted out of the park position without depressing the brake pedal. This can cause increased risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in January, 2018. 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 incomplete 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 SC158.

2 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on September 29, 2017

A portion of the steering gear and mechanism called the pinion plug may allow the pinion gear to separate from the steering gear assembly. This would result in the loss of steering and increase risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in November, 2017. 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 incomplete 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 SC155.

2 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on September 21, 2017

The crankshaft of the engine may have been improperly heat treated, and as a result may fail. This would cause the engine to stall, increasing risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in November, 2017. 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 incomplete 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 SC153.

1 model affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on March 31, 2017

The engine may not have been machined properly during manufacturing, resulting in premature internal engine wear. This could cause the engine to seize, increasing risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in May, 2017. 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 incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

3 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on March 16, 2017

The power braking assist may be reduced due to a kink in a brake vacuum hose. This would lead to longer than usual stopping distances, increasing risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in April, 2017. 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 incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

1 model affected
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