Kia Motors America and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have reported the recall of almost 295,000 vehicles over a difficult that could cause an engine compartment fires. NHTSA’s review report expresses those vehicle holders of possibly influenced Kia models should be ready for “engine noise, check engine light illumination, low-oil light, fuel smell, consuming smell, oil spilling, smoke.” However, NHTSA stated, there has been no assembling or configuration deformity recognized at this point, and Kia is reviewing the vehicles as a “precaution measure to moderate any unreasonable fire hazard.
Owners can contact Kia client assistance or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline with concerns.
Kia will inform the vehicle holders in the beginning on January 27, 2021. Dealers will examine the motor compartments of influenced vehicles, make fixes, and possibly replace motors. Kia additionally plans to do a product update to add a Knock Sensor Detection System as quickly as time permits, and the NHTSA report expresses that Kia will give 15-year/150,000-mile guarantee inclusion for motor fixes required “due to interfacing road bearing harm.” Kia will likewise repay proprietors for any maintenance expenses previously caused identified with the issue, NHTSA’s report says.
Proprietors of possibly influenced Kia models can check the NHTSA reviews site or Kia’s owner site for more additional information.