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    Recalls: Kia recalls 9,700 new Sorento models for potential front axle failures
    2013-08-21

    Kia has announced a recall on the 2014 Sorento due to an issue that could lead to a broken right front driveshaft on certain models. Only models equipped with the 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine and front-wheel drive are affected by the campaign. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that Sorento models built between January 7 ...

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    Recalls: Hyundai, Kia recall 270,000 cold-weather state vehicles over rust
    2013-08-15

    Hyundai has announced plans to recall 240,000 Sonata and Azera models registered in the northern United States over corrosion caused by the use of road salt. Exposure to the salt can cause rust to form (we know, basic chemistry here), and that the corrosion can change the alignment of the rear wheels, according to Reuters. Sonatas from the 2006 to 2010 ...

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    Recalls: Hyundai and Kia recalling 1.6M more models for faulty brake switch
    2013-04-03

    In what is likely the largest recall campaign for Hyundai and Kia, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall of more than 1.6 million models due to a faulty brake switch. This is in addition to almost 700,000 Hyundai and Kia models recalled for the same problem back in 2009. In more than 620,000 Kia models and 1 million ...

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    Recalls: 2007-2008 Kia Sorento SUVs recalled over potential airbag fault
    2011-09-19

    While airbags can be a major safety asset in the event of an accident, crash test data and real-world incidents have shown that front airbags can actually be dangerous for younger, lighter children. Many newer vehicles now have sensors that turn off the front passenger airbag when the occupant doesn't meet weight requirements, but the sensor may not work ...

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    Recalls: Kia recalling 58K Spectra models for fuel tank issue, 12K Sorentos for transmission concern [UPDATE]
    2011-05-03

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that Kia is recalling 58,322 2004 through 2007 Spectra models due to fuel tank straps that may corrode over time. The recall, however, is only taking place in northern states that utilize salt on roads during the winter. The NHTSA report says that one or both straps may separate, allowing ...

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    Report: NHTSA opens investigation into Kia Sorento and older Subaru Impreza models
    2011-04-12

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into the 2011 Kia Sorento for possible driveshaft failure that results in a sudden loss of power. According to NHTSA, there have been four complaints about the intermediate driveshaft and another five alleging that the power loss was due to a transmission failure which may be ...

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    Kia recalls nearly 8,000 Sorrento models over incorrectly machined brakes
    2010-12-09

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, certain 2011 Kia Sorento models were fitted with rear brake calipers that were improperly machined. Says NHTSA: "As a result, brake fluid will leak, followed by illumination of the malfunction indicator light indicating the brake fluid level is low and should be checked, then a soft or ...

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    Kia recalling Soul, Sorento over wiring faults
    2010-09-02

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall on two Kia vehicles – the 2010 Soul and 2011 Sorento – to replace interior lighting wiring harnesses. These faulty units, supplied by JCI, can apparently cause an electrical short resulting in a fire. This recall affects 35,185 vehicles manufactured between September 7, ...

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