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2013 Kia Forte recall SC132

Kia Recall SC132: Improperly Tightened Seat Belt Retractor Screws

2013 Kia Forte

If a retaining plate breaks during a crash, pieces of the plate could strike the occupants, increasing risk of injury.

Seat Belts — Front — Retractor

Summary
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2013 Forte vehicles manufactured September 10, 2012, to October 31, 2012. The screws that hold the front seatbelt retractor retaining plates may not have been properly tightened, and as a result, the seatbelt retractor retaining plates may break in a crash.
Actions
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace both front seatbelt assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. The recall began July 1, 2016. Kia's number for this recall is SC132.
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Date Announced
MAY 17, 2016
Vehicles Affected
5,245
Kia Recall #
SC132
NHTSA Campaign #
16V312000
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