SC170 - Front Wiring Harness - 2018 Kia Stinger

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V754
Manufacturer Kia Motors America
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 16,011

 

Wiring Harness may be Damaged by Fender

The damaged wiring harness may short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2018 Kia Stinger vehicles. The front wiring harness located in the engine and passenger compartment may get damaged from contacting a burr on the left fender body panel.

 

Remedy

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the wiring harness for damage. If no damage is found, a cover will be installed. If damage is found, the wiring harness will be repaired and a cover will be installed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 20, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall SC170.

 

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


2018 MY Stinger Front Wiring Harness Chronology
Basis of Safety Defect Determination 573.6(c)(6)

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RMISC-18V754-7497.pdf

Download (PDF, 45KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

November 5, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V754-3234.pdf

Download (PDF, 242KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V754&docType=RCL


 

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