Steering Gear May Separate - 2014-2016 Kia Soul & Soul EV

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V608
Manufacturer Kia Motors America
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 342,381

 

Steering Gear May Separate

If the pinion gear separates, steering will be lost, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Soul and Soul EV vehicles. The pinion plug may allow the pinion gear to separate from the steering gear assembly.

 

Remedy

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and secure the pinion plug or replace the steering gear assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 16, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC155. Note: This recall supersedes campaigns 14V-332 and 15V-736. Vehicles previously remedied under those numbers are being recalled again under this campaign.

 

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.safercar.gov.

 

Check if your Kia has a Recall


https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17V608-3172.pdf

Download (PDF, 49KB)


https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCAK-17V608-2320.pdf

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