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NHTSA Recall 10V388000

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Vehicles:  Kia Sorento, Kia Soul

NHTSA Recall 10V388000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	10V388000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     KIA / SORENTO 	    	2011
     KIA MOTOR / SOUL 	    	2010
Manufacturer: KIA MOTORS CORPORATION 	Mfr's Report Date: AUG 30, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V388000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 35,185
Summary:
KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 SOUL AND MODEL YEAR 2011 SORENTO VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 7, 2009 THROUGH JULY 30, 2010. A LIMITED NUMBER OF WIRING HARNESSES SUPPLIED BY JCI AND USED FOR THE LIGHTING IN THE KIA SOUL VEHICLE'S ADVANCED LIGHTING SPEAKERS, LOCATED IN THE FRONT DOOR TRIM PANELS, AND THE KIA SORENTO VEHICLE'S INTERIOR ACCENT ILLUMINATION, LOCATED IN THE FRONT AND REAR DOOR TRIM PANELS, MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY SOLDERED.
Consequence:
WHEN THE LIGHTS ARE ILLUMINATED UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AN ELECTRICAL SHORT MAY OCCUR THAT CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIRING HARNESSES FOR THE LIGHTS IN THE KIA SOUL VEHICLE'S ADVANCED LIGHTING SPEAKERS, AND THE WIRING HARNESS FOR THE KIA SORENTO VEHICLE'S INTERIOR ACCENT ILLUMINATION. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 13, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA CONSUMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-333-4542.
Notes:
KIA'S SAFETY RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS SC083. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .


Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
2010SC083—“Basis For Defect Determination”
NHTSA Recall 10V388000

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- 50KB - 1 page
30 August 2010Recall Campaign: 2010 MY Kia Soul and 2011 MY Kia Sorento Wiring Harness Replacement
From: Robert Babcock, Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center, Inc.
To: Daniel Smith, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 10V388000

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- 337KB - 3 pages
1 September 2010Wiring Harness Replacement
From: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
To: Robert Babcock, Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center, Inc.
NHTSA Recall 10V388000

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- 28KB - 3 pages
13 September 2010SAFETY RECALL NOTICE
Kia Motors
NHTSA Recall 10V388000

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- 70KB - 2 pages
13 September 2010SAFETY RECALL NOTICE
Kia Motors
NHTSA Recall 10V388000

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- 69KB - 2 pages
October 20102010 Q3
Kia Motors America, Inc.
NHTSA Recall 10V388000

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- 8KB - 1 page
January 20112010 Q4
NHTSA Recall 10V388000

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- 7KB - 1 page
April 20112011 Q2
Kia Motors America, Inc.
NHTSA Recall 10V388000

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- 13KB - 1 page
19 October 20112011 Q3
Kia Motors America, Inc.
NHTSA Recall 10V388000

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- 28KB - 1 page
January 20122011 04
NHTSA Recall 10V388000

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- 23KB - 1 page
27 April 20122Q 2011
Kia Motors America, Inc.
NHTSA Recall 10V388000

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- 30KB - 1 page


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