ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ADJUSTABLE BRAKE PEDALS, THE STOP LAMP SWITCH WIRING HARNESS MAY BE OUT OF POSITION. AN IMPROPERLY POSITIONED STOP LAMP SWITCH WIRING HARNESS COULD MAKE CONTACT WITH THE U-JOINT ASSEMBLY OF THE STEERING COLUMN. REPEATED CONTACT MAY EVENTUALLY CAUSE THE WIRING HARNESS INSULATION TO WEAR THROUGH LEADING TO CHAFFED WIRES.
CHAFFED WIRES COULD CAUSE A SHORT OF THE WIRING HARNESS RESULTING IN THE LOSS OF BRAKE LIGHTS, ENGINE STALLING, OR AN INABILITY TO START THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WIRING HARNESS FOR CHAFFING AND, REPAIR IF NECESSARY. IN ADDITION, THE DEALER WILL SECURE THE WIRING HARNESS AWAY FROM THE U-JOINT ASSEMBLY. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY THE END OF SEPTEMBER 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.
KIA RECALL NO. SC065. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
Mfg's Report Date
NOV 05, 2013
Potential Number of Units Affected
Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2006-2012 Kia Sedona vehicles manufactured from June 15, 2005, through August 14, 2012 originally sold in, or currently registered in Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Wisconsin, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. In the affected vehicles, the front lower control arms may break due to corrosion resulting from prolonged exposure to salty environments.
A broken control arm can result in the loss of control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Kia will notify owners and dealers will inspect the degree of corrosion of the front lower control arms, and will either rustproof or replace them, free of charge. The recall began on December 20, 2013. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's recall number is SC100.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
3.8L DOHC MPFI 24-valve V6 engine
5-speed automatic transmission w/OD
Electronic stability program w/traction control, brake assist & electronic brake force distribution
Front wheel drive
80 amp/hr battery w/battery saver
Independent MacPherson strut front suspension w/coil springs & stabilizer bar
Multi-link rear suspension w/coil springs
Compact spare tire
16" x 6.5" steel wheels w/wheel covers
RPM-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering
Pwr front vented & rear solid disc brakes
4-wheel anti-lock brakes
21.1 gallon fuel tank
Body-color bumpers w/rear bumper step plate
Body-color waistline & side sill moldings
Body-color front grille
Body-color rear garnish
Body-color pwr mirrors
Heated tinted windshield w/sunband
Light tinted front door windows
Privacy glass on rear doors, rear quarter & tailgate windows
*Estimated payments are for informational purposes only and don't account for acquisition fees, destination charges, tax, title, and other fees and incentives or represent a financing offer or guarantee of credit from the seller.