July 19, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V539000
Improper intervention of the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist can increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V539
Manufacturer Kia Motors America
Components FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE
Potential Number of Units Affected 11,423
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2019 Optima vehicles equipped with Gamma 1.6L Turbo-GDI or Theta II 2.0L Turbo-GDI engines. A software error in the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) system may cause the braking assist function to not engage when a stationary vehicle is detected.