SC174 - Engine Oil Pan Leak - 2011-2012 Kia Sportage

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V101
Manufacturer Kia Motors America
Components ENGINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 32,296

 

Engine Oil Leak May Cause Stall or Fire

A damaged engine can increase the risk of a fire or it can cause an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2011-2012 Kia Sportage vehicles. The engine oil pan may leak and, if not addressed, the loss of oil may result in engine damage.

 

Remedy

The remedy for this recall is still under development. Kia will notify owners beginning April 10,2019. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC174.

 

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


2011-2012MY Sportage
Engine Oil Pan Leak
Basis of Safety Defect Determination 573.6(c)(6)

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RMISC-19V101-5877.pdf

Download (PDF, 81KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

February 27, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCAK-19V101-1869.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V101&docType=RCL


 

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