NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V101
Manufacturer Kia Motors America
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.
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.
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.
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
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Engine Oil Pan Leak
Basis of Safety Defect Determination 573.6(c)(6)
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February 27, 2019
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