Kia Recalls Hybrids for Electrical Issues

Kia Motors America is recalling 27,030 2017-18 Kia Niro hybrid electric vehicles.

The main relay within the power relay assembly (PRA) may have inadequate connections between its contacts, causing increased electrical resistance.

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the PRA for damage. If no damage is found, the main relay will be replaced. If damage is found, the PRA will be replaced.

These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 23.

Kia's number for this recall is SC168.

Last modified on Monday, 15 October 2018 20:59

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