Kia’s newest recall includes automobiles with its 4.2-inch instrument cluster show
Might 9, 2023 at 14:00
by Brad Anderson
Kia is recalling tens of hundreds of Sportage, Sportage Hybrid, Sportage Plug-In Hybrid, Niro Hybrid, Niro Plug-In Hybrid, Soul, and Telluride fashions in the USA as choose automobiles have defective instrument cluster software program.
The South Korean automaker states that the aforementioned fashions fitted with a digital instrument cluster with a 4.2-inch show have software program which will end in cluster booting errors when working along side electrical noise brought on by voltage instability whereas the car is beginning.
Booting errors may trigger the instrument cluster display screen to turn out to be clean, which means drivers could be unable to see sure indicators, together with the tire stress monitoring programs, required by choose Federal Motor Automobile Security Requirements. Kia says the shortcoming to point out sure indicators may enhance the danger of a crash.
The recall includes Kia Sportage fashions constructed between September 16, 2022, and February 28, 2023, Sportage Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid fashions manufactured from September 19, 2022, to February 13, 2023, Niro Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid fashions made between September 14, 2022, and March 8, 2023, Souls constructed from September 15, 2022 to February 13, 2023, and Kia Telluride fashions constructed between September 2, 2022 and February 22, 2023.
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A complete of 108,936 automobiles are being recalled. The Kia Sportage accounts for the biggest share of impacted fashions, totaling 24,873 models plus the extra 10,866 examples of the Sportage Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrids which were recalled. Some 12,132 Kia Niros are concerned, a complete of 30,113 Kia Soul fashions have been recalled, and a complete of 25,101 Tellurides want repairs.
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Kia will inform homeowners of impacted fashions of the recall from Might 26 the place they are going to be instructed to take their car to a dealership the place new software program will probably be put in.