KIA OPTIMA 2016: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

Make : KIA Model : OPTIMA Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2016-08-28 - 2016-08-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V007000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-01-10 Date Received by ODI: 2017-01-06 Date Added to Database: 2017-01-10
Manufacturers Involved: Kia Motors America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC143
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1
Summary:
      Kia Motors America "Kia" has recalled one 2016 Optima vehicle. In this vehicle, the end seal for the driver's frontal air bag inflator may not have been properly installed, possibly resulting in reduced inflation of the frontal air bag in the event of a crash.
Consequence:
      In the event of a crash, an air bag that does not inflate fully increases the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      The affected vehicle was remedied on January 10, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC143.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.