2012 KIA SPORTAGE Recall ID 156671

2012 KIA SPORTAGE Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V224000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: KIA 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: SPORTAGE 
Model Year: 2012 
Mfg Campaign Number: SC147 
Mfg Component Desc: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE 
Mfg Involved in Recall: Kia Motors America 
Manufacture Dates: 12-30-10 through 08-30-13 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 618,160 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 06-20-17 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: Kia Motors America 
Report Recieved Date: 03-31-17 
Record Creation Date: 04-05-17 
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Defect Summary: Kia Motor Company (Kia) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Optima, 2012-2014 Sorento and 2011-2013 Sportage vehicles. Machining errors during the engine manufacturing process may cause premature bearing wear within the engine. 
Consequence Summary: Bearing wear may result in the engine seizing, increasing the risk of a crash. 
Corrective Summary: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine assembly, and replace the engine if necessary, free of charge. The recall began June 20, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC147. 
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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