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Most Recent Kia Recall

On June 1, 2018, Kia recalled 507,587 Kia Forte. Kia motors america (kia) is recalling certain 2010-2013 kia forte, forte koup, 2011-2013 kia optima and 2011-2012 kia optima hybrid and sedona vehicles. in the event of a crash, the air bag control unit (acu) may short circuit, preventing the frontal air bags and seat belt pretensioners from deploying.
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Kia Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 1, 2018

The vehicle air bags and seat belt pretensioners  are restraint devices that protect occupants in an accident. During a crash where deployment is needed, these restraint devices may fail to deploy due to a short circuit within the air bag control unit (ACU).  This would lead to increased risk of occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 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 SC165.

5 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 23, 2018

The power sliding doors of the vehicle are designed to stop closing and start reopening in the event the doors hit an obstacle while closing. This is to prevent injury to people who may be entering, exiting or otherwise getting in the way o the door while it is closing. If the door continues closing, injury may occur.

Recall repairs on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 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 SC164.

1 model affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on March 8, 2018

The voltage protection device which acts to protect the high voltage battery module may activate inadvertently while driving. This could cause a lack of vehicle power when the vehicle is operating in electric vehicle (EV) mode, 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 May, 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 SC162.

1 model affected
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
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