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Kia Motors Australia - KIA RIO 2016 - 2017

recall information

Recall number
REC-000784
PRA number
2018/16746
Campaign number
171075
Original published date

make and model information

Make
KIA
Model
RIO
Year range
2016 - 2017
Affected units
1,746

Identifying features

See attached VIN list
VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

The cable length of the rear door lock assemblies may be out of specification. As a result an active child lock can unnoticeably be inactive. This may lead to the rear doors being operable from inside the vehicle.

What are the hazards?

An occupant may be able to inadvertently open a rear door from the inside with the child lock on, potentially increasing the risk of injury to occupants inside the vehicle or other road users.

What should consumers do?

Customers will be contacted by direct mail and they should contact their nearest Kia Dealer to arrange an inspection and repair free of charge.
Supplier details
Kia Motors Australia

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Responsible regulator

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

Product type