2013 Kia Forte Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    16V312000
    Recall Date
    05/17/2016
    Component
    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
    Summary

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2013 Forte vehicles manufactured September 10, 2012, to October 31, 2012. The screws that hold the front seatbelt retractor retaining plates may not have been properly tightened, and as a result, the seatbelt retractor retaining plates may break in a crash.

    Consequence

    If a retaining plate breaks during a crash, pieces of the plate could strike the occupants, increasing risk of injury.

    What Owners Should Do

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace both front seatbelt assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. The recall began July 1, 2016. Kia's number for this recall is SC132.

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