2017 Kia Niro Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    17V159000
    Recall Date
    03/10/2017
    Component
    STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
    Summary

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Niro vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a damaged Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) connector resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance.

    Consequence

    Loss of power steering assist would require higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the MDPS motor, free of charge. The recall began April 3, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC145.

  • Recall Number
    18V257000
    Recall Date
    04/20/2018
    Component
    HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM
    Summary

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Kia Niro vehicles. The Hydraulic Clutch Actuator (HCA) inner oil seal may leak, allowing oil to accumulate in the cap area, possibly resulting in an electrical short.

    Consequence

    An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.

    What Owners Should Do

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the HCA caps for leaked oil and replace the HCA assembly if needed, or replace the HCA cap with additional sealant. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 15, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC163.

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.

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