2014 Kia Forte Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    15V015000
    Recall Date
    01/16/2015
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    Summary

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2014 Kia Forte vehicles manufactured December 5, 2012, to April 17, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the cooling fan resistor may overheat and melt.

    Consequence

    If the cooling fan resistor overheats and melts, there is an increased risk of a vehicle fire.

    What Owners Should Do

    Kia will notify owners, and for vehicles produced from December 5, 2012 to January 27, 2014, dealers will replace the cooling fan resistor and multi-fuse unit. For vehicles produced from January 28, 2014 to April 17, 2014, dealers will replace the multi-fuse unit only. Owners of vehicles with a 1.8L engine will also have the engine control unit software updated. The recall began on February 20, 2015. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC113.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.