Recalls for Kia Motors America

2017 KIA CADENZA - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
03/31/2017 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Cadenza vehicles. The brake vacuum hose on the affected vehicles may kink, reducing braking performance.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    17V190000
2017 KIA NIRO HYBRID - STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
03/21/2017 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Niro vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a damaged Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) connector resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    17V159000
2016 KIA OPTIMA - AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
01/31/2017 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain one 2016 Optima vehicle. In this vehicle, the end seal for the driver's frontal air bag inflator may not have been properly installed, possibly resulting in reduced inflation of the frontal air bag in the event of a crash.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    17V007000
2017 KIA SORENTO - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | TRAILER HITCHES
12/24/2016 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Sorento vehicles manufactured October 27, 2014, to August 25, 2016, and 2017 Sportage vehicles manufactured December 10, 2015, to August 26, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with an accessory trailer hitch wiring harness that, due to a malfunction of the tow hitch module, may result in the trailer brake lights being constantly illuminated. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, " Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    16V862000
2009 KIA SPORTAGE - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
11/22/2016 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 Kia Sportage vehicles manufactured August 9, 2007, to May 13, 2009. The wire harness cover on the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) may be improperly sealed allowing water to get onto the HECU circuit board. If the water is contaminated with salt, such as could occur from melted snow, the wire harness connector pins may corrode and the circuit board may short circuit.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    16V815000
2016 KIA SORENTO - SEATS
11/09/2016 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Sorento vehicles manufactured March 3, 2016 to March 21, 2016. The driver's seatback frame may have been produced with inadequate weld joints and, as a result, the seatback may not function as designed in the event of a rear-end collision.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    16V770000
2016 KIA OPTIMA - POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
10/13/2016 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Optima vehicles manufactured November 13, 2015, to April 23, 2016 and equipped with a 2.4l engine. The right front axle driveshaft may crack and fail.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    16V705000
2016 KIA SORENTO - SUSPENSION:REAR
08/09/2016 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Sorento vehicles. A component of the rear suspension may not be properly welded.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    16V480000
2013 KIA FORTE - SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
06/14/2016 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2013 Forte vehicles manufactured September 10, 2012, to October 31, 2012. The screws that hold the front seatbelt retractor retaining plates may not have been properly tightened, and as a result, the seatbelt retractor retaining plates may break in a crash.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    16V312000
2013 KIA FORTE - SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
06/13/2016 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2013 Forte vehicles manufactured September 10, 2012, to October 31, 2012. The screws that hold the front seatbelt retractor retaining plates may not have been properly tightened, and as a result, the seatbelt retractor retaining plates may break in a crash.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    16V312000
2016 KIA OPTIMA - AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
05/06/2016 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Optima vehicles manufactured November 10, 2015, to February 12, 2016. In these vehicles, the driver's frontal air bag may be missing a chemical enhancer required for the second stage air bag deployment, resulting in the second stage deploying improperly in certain crashes.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    16V231000
2016 KIA K900 - EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
04/27/2016 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 K900 vehicles manufactured December 18, 2013 to January 11, 2016 and equipped with LED headlights. In the affected vehicles, when using the multi-function light switch in "AUTO" mode, electrical resistance may build in the switch and result in the headlights flickering or turning off when driving.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    16V210000
2011 KIA FORTE - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
02/24/2016 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2011 Forte vehicles manufactured August 27, 2010, to November 11, 2010. The affected vehicles have a transmission fluid cooler hose that may have been improperly manufactured, resulting in a transmission fluid leak.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    16V070000
2016 KIA SOUL - STEERING
11/13/2015 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Kia Soul and Soul EV vehicles manufactured January 18, 2014, to September 30, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the adhesive used to secure the steering pinion gear to the steering gear assembly may have insufficient strength, and as a result, the pinion gear may separate from the steering gear assembly.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    15V736000
2013 KIA SOUL - STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
07/30/2015 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Kia Soul vehicles manufactured January 8, 2009, to October 2, 2013, equipped with a sun roof. A headliner plate may detach during deployment of the curtain air bag.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    14V822000
2014 KIA FORTE - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
07/30/2015 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2014 Kia Forte vehicles manufactured December 5, 2012, to April 17, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the cooling fan resistor may overheat and melt.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    15V015000
2016 KIA SORENTO - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
07/30/2015 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Sorento vehicles manufactured October 27, 2014, to January 29, 2015. Due to an improperly soldered component in the accelerator pedal assembly, the driver may not be able to accelerate the vehicle.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    15V089000
2015 KIA SOUL - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
07/30/2015 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Soul and Soul electric vehicles manufactured July 21, 2013, to January 8, 2015. A section of the accelerator pedal may bend and fracture.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    15V123000
2011 KIA SPORTAGE - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
07/30/2015 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2011 Sportage vehicles manufactured March 7, 2011, to June 8, 2011. In the affected vehicles, the brake light switch may intermittently fail.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    15V360000
2016 KIA SORENTO - SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
07/28/2015 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Sorento vehicles manufactured October 23, 2014, to December 10, 2014. The affected vehicles have a front passenger seat belt whose buckle latch assembly may prevent the front passenger from fastening the seat belt.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    15V446000
2011 KIA SPORTAGE - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
07/02/2015 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2011 Sportage vehicles manufactured March 7, 2011, to June 8, 2011. In the affected vehicles, the brake light switch may intermittently fail.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    15V360000
2015 KIA SOUL - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
03/13/2015 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Soul and Soul electric vehicles manufactured July 21, 2013, to January 8, 2015. A section of the accelerator pedal may bend and fracture.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    15V123000
2016 KIA SORENTO - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
02/27/2015 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Sorento vehicles manufactured October 27, 2014, to January 29, 2015. Due to an improperly soldered component in the accelerator pedal assembly, the driver may not be able to accelerate the vehicle.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    15V089000
2014 KIA FORTE - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
01/27/2015 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2014 Kia Forte vehicles manufactured December 5, 2012, to April 17, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the cooling fan resistor may overheat and melt.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    15V015000
2013 KIA SOUL - STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
01/02/2015 Vehicle Recall

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Kia Soul vehicles manufactured January 8, 2009, to October 2, 2013, equipped with a sun roof. A headliner plate may detach during deployment of the curtain air bag.

  • Company:
    Kia Motors America
  • Recall Number
    14V822000