SC300 – Oil Feed Pipe and Hose Assembly – 2019-2020 Kia K900, & 2018-2023 Stinger

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March 1, 2024 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 24V169000

Engine Compartment Fire from Oil Leak

An oil leak in the presence of hot engine components can increase the risk of an engine compartment fire while driving.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V169

Manufacturer Kia America, Inc.

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 36,248

 

Summary

Kia America, Inc. (Kia) is recalling certain 2019-2020 K900, and 2018-2023 Stinger vehicles equipped with a 3.3-liter turbo gasoline direct injection engine. The left turbocharger oil feed pipe and hose assembly may deteriorate and leak oil.

 

Remedy

Dealers will replace the left turbocharger oil feed pipe and hose assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 26, 2024. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC300.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

 

Check if your Kia has a Recall

 


2018-2023MY Stinger & 2019-2020MY K900
Oil Feed Pipe and Hose Assembly
Basis of Safety Defect Determination 573.6(c)(6)

June 20, 2023
Kia Corporation (Kia HQ) informs Kia North America (Kia NA) Safety Office of a report involving a 2019MY K900 in the Korean market that experienced smoke from the engine compartment potentially due to engine oil leak from left-hand (LH) turbocharger oil feed pipe & hose assembly. Kia NA Safety Office monitors field data.

July 23, 2023
Kia NA Safety Office reviews field data for vehicles equipped with the 3.3L turbo gasoline direct injection (T-GDI) engines and identifies no thermal events. Kia NA Safety Office continues to monitor issue.

December 28, 2023
Kia NA receives dealer Techline report for a 2018MY Stinger involving complaint of oil leak and engine compartment fire while driving (“Incident Vehicle”).

January 10, 2024 – January 19, 2024
Kia NA coordinates with dealer to schedule inspection of Incident Vehicle. Kia NA Safety Office escalates issue to SEL for further evaluation.

January 25, 2024
Kia NA Safety Office engineer inspects Incident Vehicle at dealer. Localized melting in area surrounding driver side exhaust manifold found. Preliminary investigation results indicate cause of fire due to oil leak at LH oil feed pipe and hose assembly.

February 22, 2024
Kia HQ provides Kia NA Safety Office its analysis of collected/exemplar LH oil feed pipe and hose assemblies from both U.S. and Korean markets.

  • Analysis of 5 U.S. collected parts finds no leakage; a fine surface crack is observed on 2 of the 5 parts.
  • Kia HQ conducts duplication testing on exemplar parts from Korean market and identifies deterioration of hose and signs of leaking.

February 23, 2024
Kia NA Safety Office updates data analysis and no new thermal incidents except for the one previously identified. 25 unique VINs identifying oil leaking from LH oil feed pipe & hose assembly found in warranty, techline and customer care data sources (Stinger (14); K900 (11)) [dates of receipt 1/24/2018—2/7/2024].

February 26, 2024
Kia NA decides to recall certain 2018-2023MY Stinger vehicles equipped with 3.3.L T-GDI engines and all 2019-2020MY K900 vehicles equipped with 3.3L T-GDI engines. No injuries, crashes or fatalities. One (1) engine compartment fire (localized melting).

 


8 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
KIA K900 2019-2020
KIA STINGER 2018-2023

 


3 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-24V169-4902.PDF 215.199KB

 


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-24V169-2866.pdf 693.534KB

 


2018-2023MY Stinger & 2019-2020MY K900 Oil Feed Pipe & Hose Assembly Chronology

RMISC-24V169-9249.pdf 86.714KB

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Latest Recalls Documents

For the Latest and Most recent Recall Information Visit the link below…

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=24V169&docType=RCL

 


 

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