Kia Recall for Fire Risk

Kia America has given another review for specific Model Year 2008-2009 

Kia Sportage vehicles because of a proceeded with chance of fire and firmly 

encourages proprietors of these vehicles to leave their vehicles outside and 

away from homes and different designs until their vehicles have been fixed. 

A motor compartment fire beginning from around the Water powered 

Electronic Control Unit (HECU) may happen while the vehicle is left or being 

driven. These vehicles were recently reviewed in 2016, and proprietors should 

have their vehicles fixed again under this new review. The review fix is a work 

in progress. Proprietor notice letters are supposed to be sent December 22, 2022. 

Proprietors might contact Kia client support at 800-333-4542. Kia's number 

for this review is SC253. Vehicle proprietors can visit and 

enter their 17-digit vehicle ID number to check whether their vehicle is under 

review. Proprietors can likewise download NHTSA's SaferCar application for 

Apple or Android. Enter the vehicle, tires, vehicle seat, or other vehicle gear, 

and the application will push a warning in the event that a review is given.