2016 Kia SOUL Engine And Engine Cooling Exhaust System Emis Recall

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2016 Kia SOUL Engine And Engine Cooling Exhaust System Emis Recall

 NHTSA Recall #141239
NHTSA Compaign #19V120000
MFG Compaign #SC176
 ManufacturerKia Motors America
 SupplierKIA
 BrandKIA
 ModelSOUL
 Model Year2016
 ComponentENGINE
 Date of notification17/04/19
 Begin date of manufacuring08/07/11
 End date of manufacturing11/08/16
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorODI
 Report received22/02/19
 Report created26/02/19
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units378967
 Defect summaryKia motors america (kia) is recalling certain 2012-2016 kia soul vehicles equipped with 1. 6l gasoline direct injection (gdi) engines. High exhaust gas temperatures may damage the catalytic converter, possibly resulting in abnormal engine combustion and damage to one or more of the engine's pistons and possible piston connecting rod failure.
 Consequence summaryPiston damage may result in an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash. A broken connecting rod may puncture the engine block allowing engine oil to escape. The leaking oil may contact the exhaust, increasing the risk of a fire.
 Corrective actionKia will notify owners, and dealers will upgrade the catalytic overheating protection engine control unit logic to prevent overheating of the catalytic converter. In addition, the catalytic converter will also be replaced if it has been damaged. Depending on the extent of any damage, the engine may also be replaced, free of charge. The recall began april 17, 2019. Owners may contact kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is sc176.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

 NHTSA Recall #141238
NHTSA Compaign #19V120000
MFG Compaign #SC176
 ManufacturerKia Motors America
 SupplierKIA
 BrandKIA
 ModelSOUL
 Model Year2016
 ComponentENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMIS
 Date of notification17/04/19
 Begin date of manufacuring08/07/11
 End date of manufacturing11/08/16
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorODI
 Report received22/02/19
 Report created26/02/19
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units378967
 Defect summaryKia motors america (kia) is recalling certain 2012-2016 kia soul vehicles equipped with 1. 6l gasoline direct injection (gdi) engines. High exhaust gas temperatures may damage the catalytic converter, possibly resulting in abnormal engine combustion and damage to one or more of the engine's pistons and possible piston connecting rod failure.
 Consequence summaryPiston damage may result in an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash. A broken connecting rod may puncture the engine block allowing engine oil to escape. The leaking oil may contact the exhaust, increasing the risk of a fire.
 Corrective actionKia will notify owners, and dealers will upgrade the catalytic overheating protection engine control unit logic to prevent overheating of the catalytic converter. In addition, the catalytic converter will also be replaced if it has been damaged. Depending on the extent of any damage, the engine may also be replaced, free of charge. The recall began april 17, 2019. Owners may contact kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is sc176.
 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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