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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 11-30-2016, 06:58 PM Thread Starter
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Recall Alert: Kia (21)

RECALL Subject : Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit may Short

Report Receipt Date: NOV 10, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V815000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 71,704

Manufacturer: Kia Motors America



SUMMARY:
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 Kia Sportage vehicles manufactured August 9, 2007, to May 13, 2009. The wire harness cover on the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) may be improperly sealed allowing water to get onto the HECU circuit board. If the water is contaminated with salt, such as could occur from melted snow, the wire harness connector pins may corrode and the circuit board may short circuit.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the HECU short circuits, there is an increased risk of an engine compartment fire.
REMEDY:
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the connector pins for corrosion, if no corrosion is found, the connector cover will be replaced. If corrosion is present, the dealer will replace the HECU assembly and the connector cover, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 28, 2016. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC138.

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March 10, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V159000
Loss of Electric Power Steering Assist


Loss of power steering assist would require higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V159000

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 135

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Niro vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a damaged Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) connector resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance.

Remedy

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the MDPS motor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 7, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC145.

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March 16, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V190000
Brake Vacuum Hose may Kink


Reduced braking performance can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V190000

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 47

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Cadenza vehicles. The brake vacuum hose on the affected vehicles may kink, reducing braking performance.

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.

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March 31, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V224000
Bearing Wear may result in Engine Seizure


Bearing wear may result in the engine seizing, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V224000

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 618,160

Summary

Kia Motor Company (Kia) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Optima, 2012-2014 Sorento and 2011-2013 Sportage vehicles. Machining errors during the engine manufacturing process may cause premature bearing wear within the engine.

Remedy

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine assembly, and replace the engine if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 25, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC147.

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September 21, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V586000
Improperly Heat Treated Crankshaft May Cause Stall

If the crankshaft fails, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash. A failed crankshaft also increases the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V586000

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 62

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Sorento vehicles equipped with 3.3L engines. The engine crankshaft may have been improperly heat treated and may fail.

Remedy

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the crankshaft, and, as necessary, replace the engine sub assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 6, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC153.

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September 29, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V608000
Steering Gear May Separate


If the pinion gear separates, steering will be lost, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V608000

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 342,381

Summary


Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Soul and Soul EV vehicles. The pinion plug may allow the pinion gear to separate from the steering gear assembly.

Remedy


Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and secure the pinion plug or replace the steering gear assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 16, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC155. Note: This recall supersedes campaigns 14V-332 and 15V-736. Vehicles previously remedied under those numbers are being recalled again under this campaign.

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December 1, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V773000
Brake Pedal Stopper may Deteriorate

If the brake light switch plunger does not retract as it should when the brake pedal is not being pressed, the brake lights may stay illuminated preventing accurate communication to following vehicles that the vehicle is slowing or stopping. Additionally, if the brake switch plunger is not retracted, then the transmission can be shifted out of PARK without depressing the brake pedal. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V773000

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 134,366

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2012-2014 Forte and Forte Koup vehicles. The brake pedal stopper pad can deteriorate allowing the brake light switch plunger to remain extended when the brake pedal is released. This will allow the brake lights to remain illuminated continuously. It can also allow the shift lever to be moved without depressing the brake pedal, or activate the engine management brake pedal override feature.

Remedy

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake pedal stopper pad, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 30, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC158.

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December 8, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V784000
Inflator Component may Detach During Deployment

If the component detaches during deployment, it may enter the passenger compartment and be a projectile within the vehicle cabin, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V784000

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,014

Summary


Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2018 Kia Sorento vehicles. The side curtain air bags on these vehicles have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag.

Remedy

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver and passenger side curtain air bags, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC159.

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March 8, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V161000
Voltage Protection Device may Activate


If the VPD activates while the vehicle is being operated in Electric Vehicle (EV) mode, there may be a loss of power, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V161000

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,710

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Kia Optima hybrid vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with a Voltage Protection Device (VPD), designed to protect the high voltage battery module, that may activate inadvertently.

Remedy

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will remove the VPD switch and install two newly designed Battery Management Systems (BMS) that contain Overvoltage Protection Devices (OPDs), free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 3, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC162.

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April 20, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V257000
Clutch Actuator Oil Leak may cause Fire


An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V257000

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 27,029

Summary


Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Kia Niro vehicles. The Hydraulic Clutch Actuator (HCA) inner oil seal may leak, allowing oil to accumulate in the cap area, possibly resulting in an electrical short.

Remedy


Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the HCA caps for leaked oil and replace the HCA assembly if needed, or replace the HCA cap with additional sealant. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 15, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC163.

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