Kia Recalls Half a Million Units for Air Bags

By Staff Writer June 12, 2018

Kia Motors America is recalling 507,587 2010-13 Kia Forte, Forte Koup, 2011-13 Kia Optima and 2011-12 Kia Optima Hybrid and Sedona vehicles. In the event of a crash, the air bag control unit may short circuit, preventing the frontal air bags and seat belt pretensioners from deploying.


The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is planned to begin on July 27.


Kia's number for this recall is SC165.

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