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On January 6, 2017, Kia recalled 1 Kia Optima. Kia motors america (kia) has recalled one 2016 optima vehicle. in this vehicle, the end seal for the driver's frontal air bag inflator may not have been properly installed, possibly resulting in reduced inflation of the frontal air bag in the event of a crash.
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Kia Recall Details

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.

1 model affected
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.

2 models affected
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.

1 model affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on October 24, 2016

The driver's seat back frame may not have been welded sufficiently, and as a result may break and fail to restrain an occupant in a crash. This would increase 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 December, 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.

1 model affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on October 3, 2016

The right front axle driveshaft may crack and fail, separating from the vehicle. This could result in loss of vehicle control and a crash. This could also allow the vehicle to roll away when parked if the parking brake is not applied.

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. The Kia recall number is SC139.

1 model affected
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