KIA FORTE 2011: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
|Make : KIA||Model : FORTE||Year : 2011|
|Build Dates : 2010-08-27 - 2010-11-11|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V070000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2016-03-30||Date Received by ODI: 2016-02-05||Date Added to Database: 2016-02-05|
|Manufacturers Involved: Kia Motors America|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC129|
|Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 10240|
Kia Motors America "Kia" is recalling certain model year 2011 Forte vehicles manufactured August 27, 2010, to November 11, 2010. The affected vehicles have a transmission fluid cooler hose that may have been improperly manufactured, resulting in a transmission fluid leak.
If enough transmission fluid leaks out, the transmission may not function properly and the vehicle may stop moving, increasing the risk of a crash.
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission cooler hose, free of charge. The recall began March 30, 2016. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC129.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.