Monday, June 4, 2018

Its Shop Time Mondays: GMC Terrain And Kia Sedona Are In The Hot Seat


1. Power Sliding Door may not Auto-Reverse
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V338000
Manufacturer Kia Motors America
Components STRUCTURE, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 106,428
Summary
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Kia Sedona vehicles equipped with a power sliding door (PSD). The PSD may not auto-reverse when its closing is obstructed.
Remedy
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the PSD module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 18, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC164.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V340000
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 88,129
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018 GMC Terrain vehicles. The sensing diagnostic module (SDM) that senses a crash and deploys the necessary air bags may not power down correctly when the vehicle is shut off, causing it to be inoperative when the vehicle is restarted.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the SDM with updated software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 18179.