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Recall 14V822000

Side Curtain Airbag

Recall Details

In the event of a crash where the side curtain airbags are deployed a headliner plate can detach, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will correct this concern by adding industrial adhesive strips to secure the headliner plates.

Our Quick Take

Certain vehicles equipped with a sunroof are being recalled because a headliner plate can detach if the side curtain airbag deploys.

What Should You Do?

Kia will notify owners beginning February 2, 2015. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Kia recall number is SC112.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., December 29, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 29, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
95,314
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V822000
Component
STRUCTURE
Summary
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Kia Soul vehicles manufactured January 8, 2009, to October 2, 2013, equipped with a sun roof. A headliner plate may detach during deployment of the curtain air bag.
Consequence
A detached headliner plate may increase the risk of injury to the occupant during a vehicle crash.
Remedy
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will install industrial adhesive strips to secure the headliner plates, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 2, 2015. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-949-468-4800. Kia's number for this recall is SC112.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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