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2016 Kia Sorento recall SC140

Kia Recall SC140: Inadequately Welded Driver Seatback Frame

2016 Kia Sorento

In the event of a crash, the driver seatback frame could break and fail to restrain a seat occupant, increasing the risk of injury.

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Summary
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Sorento vehicles manufactured March 3, 2016 to March 21, 2016. The driver's seatback frame may have been produced with inadequate weld joints and, as a result, the seatback may not function as designed in the event of a rear-end collision.
Actions
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the welds and replace the driver seatback frame, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on December 9, 2016. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC140.
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Date Announced
OCT 24, 2016
Vehicles Affected
1,408
Kia Recall #
SC140
NHTSA Campaign #
16V770000
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