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Kia Rio Recalls

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Most Recent Kia Rio Recall

On May 29, 2012, Kia recalled 72,568 Kia Rio. Kia is recalling certain model year 2006-2008 rio vehicles, manufactured from february 20, 2005, through december 9, 2007. the front passenger seat occupant sensor mat can experience fatigue cracking. if sufficient cracking occurs, the occupant classification system (ocs) will cease to function such that the system will not be able to detect whether a child passenger is in the seat and the airbag will deploy during a crash necessitating deployment.
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Kia Rio Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 29, 2012

The front passenger seat occupant classification system may not be able to properly detect a child in the passenger seat, resulting in unwanted airbag deployment in the event of a crash.

Kia will notify owners of affected vehicles during July, 2012. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 15, 2006

The automatic locking function of the rear seat belts may not function.

Please contact your Kia dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

 

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 30, 2006

The lower child seat tethers should not be used. 

Please contact your Kia dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

 

Summary on June 22, 2005
Certain passenger vehicles may have a manufacturing flaw that could cause the wheels to crack under long term driving fatigue. if cracks occur, wheel noise and vibration will result and become progressively worse over time.
Summary on June 18, 2004
On certain passenger vehicles, the fuel intake nipple of the fuel distributor is subject to fracture or cracking during removal of the quick connect coupling securing the main fuel tube assembly to the fuel intake nipple, or when force is accidentally applied to the intake nipple during the vehicle assembly process or during engine compartment repairs.
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