- Service & Repair
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Problem Summary: KIA MOTORS CORP. IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2014 FRONT WHEEL DRIVE SORENTO VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JANUARY 7, 2013, THROUGH MARCH 12, 2013; AND EQUIPPED WITH 2.4 LITER ENGINES. DUE TO A MANUFACTURING ISSUE, THE RIGHT FRONT AXLE SHAFT MAY FRACTURE.
Consequence: A FRACTURED FRONT AXLE MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF POWER TO THE WHEELS. ADDITIONALLY, IF THE VEHICLE IS PARKED WITHOUT THE PARKING BRAKE APPLIED, IT MAY ROLL AWAY. EITHER CONDITION INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.
What Owners Should Do: KIA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT AXLE SHAFT ASSEMBLY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN SEPTEMBER 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542 . KIA'S RECALL NUMBER IS SC099.
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Bring your car to a dealer for repair.
Recalls are issued because the defect might make the car unsafe in some way.
If a recall is issued, contacting a nearby service center can help you get more information to fix the repair, possibly even free of charge.