2019 Kia FORTE Exterior Lighting Headlights Recall

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2019 Kia FORTE Exterior Lighting Headlights Recall

 NHTSA Recall #136121
NHTSA Compaign #18V771000
MFG Compaign #SC171
 ManufacturerKia Motors America
 SupplierKIA
 BrandKIA
 ModelFORTE
 Model Year2019
 ComponentEXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
 Date of notification30/11/18
 Begin date of manufacuring24/07/18
 End date of manufacturing17/09/18
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received31/10/18
 Report created05/11/18
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number108
Estimated number of affected units1754
 Defect summaryKia motors america (kia) is recalling certain 2019 kia forte vehicles equipped with led headlights. The headlights may not have been manufactured with the correct low beam aiming. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."
 Consequence summaryIf the headlights are not properly aimed, the driver may have reduced visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
 Corrective actionKia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the headlight aiming and replace the headlights, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began november 30, 2018. Owners may contact kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is sc171.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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