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Recall 15V123000

Accelerator Pedal May Bend And Break

Recall Details

The accelerator pedal may bend and fracture, making it difficult to accelerate the vehicle. Dealers will add a supporting rubber underneath the pedal stopper free of charge to resolve the problem.

Our Quick Take

The accelerator pedal may bend and break, making it difficult to accelerate the vehicle.

What Should You Do?

Kia began notifying owners of affected vehicles in March 2015. You can contact your dealer to see if your vehicle is affected by this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Kia recall number is SC116.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., March 02, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 02, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
208,858
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V123000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Summary
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Soul and Soul electric vehicles manufactured July 21, 2013, to January 8, 2015. A section of the accelerator pedal may bend and fracture.
Consequence
If the vehicle has a bent or broken accelerator pedal, the driver may have difficulty accelerating the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will add a supporting rubber underneath the pedal stopper, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 24, 2015. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC116.
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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