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2011 Kia Optima recall SC147

Kia Recall SC147: Bearing Wear May Result In Engine Seizure

2011 Kia Optima

Bearing wear may result in the engine seizing, increasing the risk of a crash.

Engine And Engine Cooling — Engine

Summary
Kia Motor Company (Kia) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Optima, 2012-2014 Sorento and 2011-2013 Sportage vehicles. Machining errors during the engine manufacturing process may cause premature bearing wear within the engine.
Actions
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine assembly, and replace the engine if necessary, free of charge. The recall began June 20, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC147.
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Date Announced
MAR 31, 2017
Vehicles Affected
618,160
Kia Recall #
SC147
NHTSA Campaign #
17V224000
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