KIA SPORTAGE 2011: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
|Make : KIA||Model : SPORTAGE||Year : 2011|
|Build Dates : 2011-03-07 - 2011-06-08|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V360000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2015-07-07||Date Received by ODI: 2015-06-09||Date Added to Database: 2015-06-09|
|Manufacturers Involved: Kia Motors America|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC121|
|Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 7722|
Kia Motors America "Kia" is recalling certain model year 2011 Sportage vehicles manufactured March 7, 2011, to June 8, 2011. In the affected vehicles, the brake light switch may intermittently fail.
Whenever the brake switch is not working, the brake lights will not illuminate, reducing the ability to warn other motorists of the driver's intentions of stopping, increasing the risk of a crash.
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake light switch, free of charge. The recall began on July 7, 2015. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC121.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.