2016 KIA OPTIMA Recall ID 150806

2016 KIA OPTIMA Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V231000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: KIA 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: OPTIMA 
Model Year: 2016 
Mfg Campaign Number: SC131 
Mfg Component Desc: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL 
Mfg Involved in Recall: Kia Motors America 
Manufacture Dates: 11-10-15 through 02-12-16 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 17 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 05-06-16 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: Kia Motors America 
Report Recieved Date: 04-21-16 
Record Creation Date: 04-21-16 
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Defect Summary: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Optima vehicles manufactured November 10, 2015, to February 12, 2016. In these vehicles, a chemical enhancer required for the for the second stage deployment of the driver's frontal air bag was not loaded, resulting in the second stage not deploying in necessitating crashes. 
Consequence Summary: If the second stage air bag does not deploy it increases the risk of injury or death. 
Corrective Summary: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall began on May 6, 2016. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC131. 
Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov. 
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