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2017 Kia Sorento recall SC153

Kia Recall SC153: Improperly Heat Treated Crankshaft May Cause Stall

2017 Kia Sorento

If the crankshaft fails, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash. A failed crankshaft also increases the risk of a fire.

Engine And Engine Cooling — Engine

Summary
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Sorento vehicles equipped with 3.3L engines. The engine crankshaft may have been improperly heat treated and may fail.
Actions
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the crankshaft, and, as necessary, replace the engine sub assembly, free of charge. The recall began November 6, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC153.
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Date Announced
SEP 21, 2017
Vehicles Affected
62
Kia Recall #
SC153
NHTSA Campaign #
17V586000
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