Recall Alert : Kia 2016 Sorento
RECALL Subject : Rear Crossmember Weld Fracture
Report Receipt Date: JUN 29, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V480000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 7,901
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Sorento vehicles. A component of the rear suspension may not be properly welded.
The improper weld may break, affecting the rear suspension alignment, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the welds at the rear suspension cross-member, replacing the rear cross-member assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began July 27, 2016. Owners may contact Kia Customer Service Department at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC137.
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