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2017 Kia Niro: Recall Alert

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 27,000 model-year 2017 Kia Niro hybrid hatchbacks

The Problem: The hydraulic clutch actuator inner oil seal may leak, allowing oil to accumulate in the cap area, possibly resulting in an electrical short and increasing the risk of a fire.

The Fix: Dealers will inspect the HCA caps for leaked oil and replace the HCA assembly if needed, or replace the HCA cap with additional sealant. Both repairs will be done for free.

What Owners Should Do: Kia will begin notifying owners June 15. Owners can call the automaker at 800-333-4542, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit NHTSA’s website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find your local dealer. To check for other recalls, and to schedule a free recall repair at your local dealership, click here: Kia Niro

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