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Recall 17V190000

Power Braking Assist Reduced

Recall Details

The brake vacuum hose could become kinked, reducing power braking assist performance. Dealers will inspect the vacuum hose and replace it as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The power braking assist may be reduced due to a kink in a brake vacuum hose. This would lead to longer than usual stopping distances, increasing risk of a crash.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in April, 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.

Affected Cars

Brakes, March 16, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 16, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
47
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V190000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Summary
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Cadenza vehicles. The brake vacuum hose on the affected vehicles may kink, reducing braking performance.
Consequence
Reduced braking performance can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake vacuum hose, replacing it as necessary, free charge. The recall is expected to begin April 17, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC146.
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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