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2018 KIA SORENTO

Report Date:
September 21, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V656000
Component:
STEERING:COLUMN

Summary:
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2018 Kia Sorento vehicles. The cowl crossbar that connects to the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) steering column may be improperly welded, allowing the steering column to separate.

Consequence Summary:
If the steering column separates, it can cause a loss of steering ability, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the cowl crossbar, free of charge. The recall began October 26, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC167.

2018 KIA SORENTO

Report Date:
September 21, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V656000
Component:
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Summary:
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2018 Kia Sorento vehicles. The cowl crossbar that connects to the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) steering column may be improperly welded, allowing the steering column to separate.

Consequence Summary:
If the steering column separates, it can cause a loss of steering ability, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the cowl crossbar, free of charge. The recall began October 26, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC167.

2018 KIA SORENTO

Report Date:
December 08, 2017
Campaign Number:
17V784000
Component:
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Summary:
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2018 Kia Sorento vehicles. The side curtain air bags on these vehicles have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag.

Consequence Summary:
If the component detaches during deployment, it may enter the passenger compartment and be a projectile within the vehicle cabin, increasing the risk of injury.

Corrective Summary:
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver and passenger side curtain air bags, free of charge. The recall began on December 18, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC159.