KIA AUSTRALIA PTY LTD - KIA SP2 Seltos 2019 - 2020

recall information

Recall number
Campaign number
Original published date

make and model information

SP2 Seltos
SP2 Seltos equipped with Nu 2.0L Atkinson Engine
Year range
2019 - 2020
Affected units

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

The piston rings fitted to certain vehicles may not meet manufacturing specifications and could cause engine failure and vehicle stalling. This will result in an unexpected loss of vehicle power.

What are the hazards?

A damaged engine may result in the vehicle staling and/or engine oil leaking, increasing the risk of an accident and/or vehicle fire causing injury or death to vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners can contact their local Kia dealership to schedule an appointment to have the engine inspected and replaced if damaged, free of charge. During this inspection, an Engine Control Unit update will be applied to the vehicle as an additional data monitoring tool to detect early signs of engine failure.
Supplier details

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Contact name
Kia Customer Service
Contact phone
131 542
Contact email
Contact website

Responsible regulator

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

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