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Recall 15V089000

Accelerator Peda Fails To Operate

Recall Details

An improperly soldered component in the accelerator pedal assembly may prevent the accelerator pedal from operating. Dealers will replace the accelerator pedal assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The accelerator pedal may fail to operate, preventing the driver from moving the vehicle. This can increase risk of a crash.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia notified owners of affected vehicles starting in February 2015. 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 uncompleted 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 SC115.

Affected Cars

Electrical & Lights, February 13, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
February 13, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
12,361
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V089000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Summary
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Sorento vehicles manufactured October 27, 2014, to January 29, 2015. Due to an improperly soldered component in the accelerator pedal assembly, the driver may not be able to accelerate the vehicle.
Consequence
If the vehicle is unable to be accelerated, there is an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the accelerator assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in February 2015. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC115.
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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