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2009 Kia Borrego recalled over brake pedal issue

by Chris Tutor (RSS feed) on Jun 6th, 2012 at 3:31PM

Kia is warning owners of its 2009 Borrego (all 21,912 of them) that the SUV's brake pedal mounts could present a problem. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recall action, the mounts are made of a "fiberglass composition" that could fracture in an accident. This could render the brakes unusable and require the driver to use the emergency brake or, in the wise words of the NHTSA, "experience a possible second impact." Kia says it will contact owners of its short-lived SUV with instructions on how to get the part replaced free of charge. Scroll down for further... Read More

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