Recalls

Kia
# of Recalls Component Affected
2019 Kia Forte 1 Exterior Lighting More Details
2018 Kia Niro 1 Hybrid Propulsion System More Details
2018 Kia Optima 1 Hybrid Propulsion System More Details
2018 Kia Sedona 2 Structure, Electrical System More Details
2018 Kia Sorento 3 Steering, Air Bags More Details
2018 Kia Stinger 1 Electrical System More Details
2017 Kia Cadenza 1 Service Brakes, Hydraulic More Details
2017 Kia Niro 3 Hybrid Propulsion System, Steering More Details
2017 Kia Optima 1 Hybrid Propulsion System More Details
2017 Kia Sedona 2 Structure, Electrical System More Details
2017 Kia Sorento 3 Engine And Engine Cooling, Electrical System, Trailer Hitches More Details
2017 Kia Sportage 2 Electrical System, Trailer Hitches More Details
2016 Kia K900 1 Exterior Lighting More Details
2016 Kia Optima 3 Air Bags, Power Train More Details
2016 Kia Sedona 2 Structure, Electrical System More Details
2016 Kia Sorento 6 Electrical System, Trailer Hitches, Seats, Suspension, Seat Belts, Vehicle Speed Control More Details
2016 Kia Soul 1 Steering More Details
2016 Kia Soul EV 1 Steering More Details
2015 Kia K900 1 Exterior Lighting More Details
2015 Kia Sedona 2 Structure, Electrical System More Details
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US expands probe into ZF-TRW airbag failure-to-deploy to 12.3 million vehicles

8 deaths may be attributable; affects Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, FCA

8 deaths may be attributable; affects Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, FCA.

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Hyundai, Kia add to 2.4 million cars recalled in U.S. over fires, engines

Another 3.7 million are subject to a 'product improvement' campaign

Another 3.7 million are subject to a 'product improvement' campaign

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5 Hyundai and Kia models have higher-than-average fire insurance claim rates

Some with four-cylinder engines catch fire twice as often as typical

Some with four-cylinder engines catch fire twice as often as typical.

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U.S. Senate panel wants Hyundai, Kia to testify about engine fires

Follows consumer group's call for automakers to recall 2.9 million cars

Follows consumer group's call for automakers to recall 2.9 million cars.

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Center for Auto Safety wants Hyundai and Kia to recall 2.9M vehicles

NHTSA investigating hundreds of fires and one death

NHTSA investigating hundreds of fires and one death.

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Kia recalls 507,000 vehicles in U.S. for airbag issues

Kia does not have a fix yet, but it and Hyundai have recalled 1.1M cars

Kia does not have a fix yet, but it and Hyundai have recalled 1.1M cars.

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Driver unaware SUV is in flames going down the highway

Another motorist waves her over just in time

NBC Nightly News recently carried the above segment on a video showing a 2012 Kia Sorento spewing flames as its driver travels at highway speed on Interstate 4 in Orlando. Another motorist, Meredith Olinger, drives alongside, shooting the video while trying to warn the driver to pull over. She does, just in time. Seconds later, the Kia is cooked.

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Hyundai Motor shares slide following U.S. probe of airbag failures

This as U.S. sales are off 12 percent

Shares in Hyundai Motor tumbled on Monday on a U.S. probe into why airbags failed to deploy in some of its Sonata sedans, with investors fretting about potential recall costs for the once popular cars.

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More than a half-million Hyundai, Kia compacts recalled for brake light problem

Brake lights remain on when not braking, and drivers can shift out of park without engaging the brakes.

Brake lights remain on when not braking, and drivers can shift out of park without engaging the brakes.

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Feds open investigation into recall of 1.7M Hyundais, Kias

Timeliness and scope of recalls in question.

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Hyundai, Kia recalling 1.2 million vehicles for seized engines

An error at the factory can cause long-term damage.

The issue affects a wide variety of models.

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Kia recalls 98,000 Sedona minivans for suspension corrosion

This is the second time these minivans have been recalled for this issue.

This is the second time Kia has recalled its Sedona minivan for corroded front lower control arms.

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Kia recalls 260k Souls for possible steering failure

Kia will recall 256,459 units of the 2014-2016 Kia Soul and Soul EV because potential separation in the steering assembly can cause drivers to lose control.

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Kia recalling 377k Sorentos that can accidentally shift out of park

Kia is recalling MY2011 to 2013 Sorentos due to a fault in the brake-shift interlock mechanism. It could crack if too much force is applied to gear lever.

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208k Kia Soul models recalled over broken pedals

The Kia Soul – in both gasoline and electric variants – is being recalled due to accelerator pedals that may bend or break. A total of 208,858 vehicles are affected.

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Kia recalls 12k 2016 Sorento models for faulty accelerator pedal

Kia is recalling over 12,000 examples of the 2016 Sorento because of the possibility of a faulty accelerator pedal. A bad solder on a capacitor could cause the crossover to enter Limp Home Mode or Forced Idle Mode.

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Kia calls in 87k Fortes over fan fire issue

A problem with cooling fans that may melt and start a fire has prompted Kia and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to issue a recall for 86,880 Fortes from the 2014 model year.

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Kia recalling 96k Souls with sunroofs [UPDATE]

The headliner in the 2010-2013 Kia Soul may detach when the curtain airbags are deployed in models equipped with an optional sunroof. The Korean automaker is recalling nearly 100,000 vehicles to fix the problem.

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Kia recalls over 50k new Soul compacts over steering issue

Kia is recalling certain 2014 models of its adorable Soul due to a bad adhesive used in the steering system. According to the bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the "thread-locking adhesive" that attaches the plug between the pinion gear and steering gear assembly could come loose.

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Kia recalls 2014 Cadenza over wheel fractures

Kia is officially recalling just over 3,100 2014 Cadenza sedans. While that might not seem like a lot of vehicles, the reason for the recall is particularly troubling – the optional 19-inch wheels on these cars are prone to cracking. Doubly troubling? Cold weather tends to make things worse, so if you drove your new Cadenza during this past Winter of Hell, you'll want to get on the horn with your local dealer.

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