2016 Kia SORENTO Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal Recall

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2016 Kia SORENTO Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal Recall

 NHTSA Recall #107020
NHTSA Compaign #15V089000
MFG Compaign #SC115
 ManufacturerKia Motors America
 Model Year2016
 Date of notification20/02/15
 Begin date of manufacuring27/10/14
 End date of manufacturing29/01/15
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received13/02/15
 Report created13/02/15
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units12361
 Defect summaryKia motors america (kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 sorento vehicles manufactured october 27, 2014, to january 29, 2015. Due to an improperly soldered component in the accelerator pedal assembly, the driver may not be able to accelerate the vehicle.
 Consequence summaryIf the vehicle is unable to be accelerated, there is an increased risk of a crash.
 Corrective actionKia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the accelerator assembly, free of charge. The recall began on february 19, 2015. Owners may contact kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is sc115.
 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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