2011 Kia OPTIMA HYBRID Engine Recall

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2011 Kia OPTIMA HYBRID Engine Recall

 NHTSA Recall #153164
NHTSA Compaign #20V750000
MFG Compaign #SC200
 ManufacturerKia Motors America
 Model Year2011
 Date of notification25/01/21
 Begin date of manufacuring02/03/24
 End date of manufacturing02/03/24
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorODI
 Report received02/12/20
 Report created03/12/20
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units294756
 Defect summaryKia motors america (kia) is recalling certain 2012-2013 sorento, 2012-2015 forte and forte koup, 2011-2013 optima hybrid, 2014-2015 soul, and 2012 sportage vehicles. An engine compartment fire can occur while driving.
 Consequence summaryAn engine compartment fire increases the risk of injury.
 Corrective actionKia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine compartment for fuel and/or engine oil leaks, perform an engine test and make any repairs, including engine replacement, as necessary, free of charge. In addition, kia dealers will update the knock sensor detection system (ksds) software, free of charge. The ksds software update is not yet available for 2014-2015 forte and forte koup and 2011-2013 optima hybrid vehicles. A second letter will be sent to those vehicle owners once the software update is available. The recall began january 27, 2021. Owners may contact kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is sc200.
 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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