Kia Motors Australia - KIA SPORTAGE 2007 - 2009

recall information

Recall number
REC-000781
PRA number
2016/15818
Campaign number
161111
Original published date

make and model information

Make
KIA
Model
SPORTAGE
Year range
2007 - 2009
Affected units
531

Identifying features

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.

What should consumers do?

Consumers will be contacted by direct mail. Consumers should contact their nearest Kia dealer to arrange and inspection and repair.
Supplier details
Kia Motors Australia

Responsible regulator

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

Product type