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March 18, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V207000
Seatbelt Buckle may be Improperly Installed


A seat belt that cannot be properly used increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V207000

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 197

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2019 Sedona vehicles equipped with an 8-passenger seat arrangement. The seat belt

buckle for the second-row middle seat may have been improperly installed on the wrong side of the seat, preventing the proper use of the 3-point seat belt. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."


Remedy

Kia has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the seat belt installation, and reinstall the seat belt buckle to the correct side if necessary, free of charge. The recall began April 8, 2019. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia 's number for this recall is SC177.
 

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July 19, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V539000
Collision-Avoidance Assist may not Engage


Improper intervention of the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V539000

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

Potential Number of Units Affected 11,423

Summary


Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2019 Optima vehicles equipped with Gamma 1.6L Turbo-GDI or Theta II 2.0L Turbo-GDI engines. A software error in the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) system may cause the braking assist function to not engage when a stationary vehicle is detected.

Remedy

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will update the FCA software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 27, 2019. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC179.
 

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August 13, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V594000
Incorrect Seat Belt Assemblies Installed/FMVSS 208

If a child seat is not properly secured, there is an increased risk of injury to the occupant in a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V594000

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 30,168

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2020 Telluride vehicles. The seat belt assemblies in the front passenger, second, and/or third row seats may not tightly secure a child restraint system in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Remedy

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and replace any incorrect seat belt assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 30, 2019. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC181.
 
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