KIA SORENTO 2016: SUSPENSION:REAR

Make : KIA Model : SORENTO Year : 2016
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V480000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-07-27 Date Received by ODI: 2016-06-29 Date Added to Database: 2016-06-29
Manufacturers Involved: Kia Motors America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC137
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 7901
Summary:
      Kia Motors America "Kia" is recalling certain model year 2016 Sorento vehicles. A component of the rear suspension may not be properly welded.
Consequence:
      The improper weld may break, affecting the rear suspension alignment, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the welds at the rear suspension cross-member, replacing the rear cross-member assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began July 27, 2016. Owners may contact Kia Customer Service Department at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC137.
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.