KIA NIRO HYBRID 2017: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
|Make : KIA||Model : NIRO HYBRID||Year : 2017|
|Build Dates : 2017-12-23 - 2017-01-11|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V159000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2017-04-03||Date Received by ODI: 2017-03-10||Date Added to Database: 2017-03-14|
|Manufacturers Involved: Kia Motors America|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC145|
|Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 135|
Kia Motors America "Kia" is recalling certain 2017 Niro vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a damaged Motor Driven Power Steering "MDPS" connector resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance.
Loss of power steering assist would require higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the MDPS motor, free of charge. The recall began April 3, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC145.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
|Regulation Part Number:||Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:|
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.