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A fractured front axle may result in a loss of power to the wheels. Additionally, if the vehicle is parked without the parking brake applied, it may roll away. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.

Power Train — Axle Assembly — Axle Shaft

Summary
Kia Motors Corp. is recalling certain model year 2014 front wheel drive Sorento vehicles manufactured January 7, 2013, through March 12, 2013; and equipped with 2.4 liter engines. Due to a manufacturing issue, the right front axle shaft may fracture.
Actions
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front axle shaft assembly, free of charge. The recall began on September 9, 2013. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's recall number is SC099.
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Date Announced
AUG 13, 2013
Vehicles Affected
9,345
Kia Recall #
SC099
NHTSA Campaign #
13V356000
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