KIA SEDONA 2006: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Make : KIA Model : SEDONA Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2005-06-15 - 2014-04-04
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V389000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-07-27 Date Received by ODI: 2016-06-01 Date Added to Database: 2016-06-01
Manufacturers Involved: Kia Motors America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC134
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 219800
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.
Consequence:
      If the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy:
      Kia will notify owners and dealers will replace the secondary hood latch or clean and lubricate the latch, depending on the vehicle's location and the condition of the latch. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on July 27, 2016. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's recall number is SC134.
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.