SC139 - Right Front Axle Driveshaft may Fail - 2016 Kia Optima

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V705
Manufacturer Kia Motors America
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 12,214

 

Right Front Axle Driveshaft may Fail

If the driveshaft cracks and separates from the vehicle, it will not be able to move forward. Additionally, if the parking brake is not applied upon exiting the vehicle, the vehicle may roll. Either scenario can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Optima vehicles manufactured November 13, 2015, to April 23, 2016 and equipped with a 2.4l engine.

The right front axle driveshaft may crack and fail.

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SC113 - COOLING FAN RESISTOR AND/OR MULTI-FUSE UNIT REPLACEMENT - 2014 Kia Forte

NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V015
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 86,880

Manufacturer: Kia Motors America

 

SUMMARY:

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2014 Kia Forte vehicles manufactured December 5, 2012, to April 17, 2014.

In the affected vehicles, the cooling fan resistor may overheat and melt.

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SC133 - Front Lower Control Arm - 2006-2012 Kia Sedona

NHTSA

16V387

SUMMARY:

Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2006-2012 Kia Sedona vehicles manufactured from June 15, 2005, through August 14, 2012 and originally sold in, or currently registered in Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia.

In the affected vehicles, the front lower control arms may break due to corrosion from salt water exposure such as from road salt use.

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SC132 - Front Seatbelt Assembly - 2013 Kia Forte

NHTSA

16V312

SUMMARY:

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2013 Forte vehicles manufactured September 10, 2012, to October 31, 2012.

The screws that hold the front seatbelt retractor retaining plates may not have been properly tightened, and as a result, the seatbelt retractor retaining plates may break in a crash.

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SC134 - Hood Latch - 2006-2014 Kia Sedona

NHTSA

16V389

SUMMARY:

Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 Kia Sedona vehicles manufactured from June 15, 2005, through April 04, 2014.

In the affected vehicles, the secondary hood latch may bind and remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed.

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