make and model information
2007 - 2009
see attached list
VIN (Vehicle identification number)
What are the defects?
The wiring harness connector pins in the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) assembly may corrode due to improper sealing of the HECU’s wiring harness connector. An electrical short circuit may occur if moisture contaminated with road salt reaches the HECU's circuit board. The ESC warning light may also illuminate.
What are the hazards?
An electrical short circuit could result in an engine compartment fire.
Kia Motors Australia
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.