2017 Kia SORENTO Engine And Engine Cooling Engine Recall

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2017 Kia SORENTO Engine And Engine Cooling Engine Recall

 NHTSA Recall #139498
NHTSA Compaign #17V586000
MFG Compaign #SC153
 ManufacturerKia Motors America
 Model Year2017
 Date of notification06/11/17
 Begin date of manufacuring27/03/17
 End date of manufacturing30/03/17
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received21/09/17
 Report created25/09/17
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units62
 Defect summaryKia motors america (kia) is recalling certain 2017 sorento vehicles equipped with 3. 3l engines. The engine crankshaft may have been improperly heat treated and may fail.
 Consequence summaryIf the crankshaft fails, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash. A failed crankshaft also increases the risk of a fire.
 Corrective actionKia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the crankshaft, and, as necessary, replace the engine sub assembly, free of charge. The recall began november 6, 2017. Owners may contact kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is sc153.
 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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