KIA SORENTO 2016: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Make : KIA Model : SORENTO Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2014-10-27 - 2015-01-29
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V089000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-02-20 Date Received by ODI: 2015-02-13 Date Added to Database: 2015-02-13
Manufacturers Involved: Kia Motors America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC115
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 12361
Summary:
      Kia Motors America "Kia" is recalling certain model year 2016 Sorento vehicles manufactured October 27, 2014, to January 29, 2015. Due to an improperly soldered component in the accelerator pedal assembly, the driver may not be able to accelerate the vehicle.
Consequence:
      If the vehicle is unable to be accelerated, there is an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the accelerator assembly, free of charge. The recall began on February 19, 2015. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC115.
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.