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Kia recalls nearly 8,000 Sorrento models over incorrectly machined brakes

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Dec 9th, 2010 at 8:27AM

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 spongy brake pedal feel, and if not serviced, reduced braking power which could increase the risk of a crash." Naturally, the owner's preferred Kia dealership will inspect and replace the rear calipers if necessary at no charge. For more... Read More

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