Kia Motors Australia - KIA SPORTAGE & SOUL 2011 - 2012

recall information

Recall number
REC-000778
PRA number
2014/13960
Campaign number
131106
Original published date

make and model information

Make
KIA
Model
SPORTAGE & SOUL
Year range
2011 - 2012
Affected units
2,941

What are the defects?

The tensioning cable in the pretensioner in the assembly is not securely crimped.

What are the hazards?

There is a risk that the tensioning cable may be unleashed and cause an injury to an occupant of the motor vehicle. If the cable breaks during pretensioner deployment, the cable will not be able to restrain the occupant to the full capacity during an accident.

What should consumers do?

Contact their nearest Kia dealer to have the vehicle inspected and Seat Belt Pretensioner replaced if neccesary. This repair will be performed free of charge.
Supplier details
Kia Motors Australia

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Contact website

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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