2015 Kia OPTIMA Engine Recall

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2015 Kia OPTIMA Engine Recall

 NHTSA Recall #130180
NHTSA Compaign #18V907000
MFG Compaign #SC172
 ManufacturerKia Motors America
 SupplierKIA
 BrandKIA
 ModelOPTIMA
 Model Year2015
 ComponentENGINE
 Date of notification17/01/19
 Begin date of manufacuring12/08/10
 End date of manufacturing22/12/16
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorODI
 Report received19/12/18
 Report created30/01/19
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units71653
 Defect summaryKia motors america (kia) is recalling certain 2011-2017 optima, 2012-2017 sorento and 2011-2018 sportage vehicles that previously received an engine replacement under recall number 17v-224, warranty, or the knock sensor detection system (ksds) product improvement campaign. The high pressure fuel pipe that connects to the fuel pump outlet may have been damaged, misaligned or improperly torqued during the engine replacement procedure, possibly causing a fuel leak.
 Consequence summaryA fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
 Corrective actionKia has notified owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the fuel pipe, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began january 17, 2019. Owners may contact kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is sc172.
 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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