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Most Recent Kia Recall

On March 31, 2017, Kia recalled 618,160 Kia Optima. Kia motor company (kia) is recalling certain 2011-2014 optima, 2012-2014 sorento and 2011-2013 sportage vehicles. machining errors during the engine manufacturing process may cause premature bearing wear within the engine.
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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.

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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 6, 2017

The driver's frontal air bag assembly may have an inflator that was not properly installed. This could result in insufficient inflation of the driver's frontal air bag in the event of an accident, resulting in increased risk of injury.

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

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 30, 2016

When using a trailer hooked up to the vehicle accessory trailer hitch wiring harness, the brake lights for the trailer may stay illuminated. This could mislead other drivers and would 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 January, 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 10, 2016

The hydraulic electronic control unit (HECU) may be improperly sealed allowing water to get onto the HECU circuit board. This can result in corrosion build up and a fire hazard from a short circuit.

Recall repairs on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in November, 2016. 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.