Monday, March 16, 2015

Recall Mondays: Kia Is In The Hot Seat For Accelerator Concerns

  
 
NO. Of Affected Customers: 208,858 
 
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America

SUMMARY:
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Soul and Soul electric vehicles manufactured July 21, 2013, to January 8, 2015. A section of the accelerator pedal may bend and fracture.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the vehicle has a bent or broken accelerator pedal, the driver may have difficulty accelerating the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will add a supporting rubber underneath the pedal stopper, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 24, 2015. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC116.

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