KIA AUSTRALIA PTY LTD - KIA SL Sportage, YD Cerato, XM Sorento 2011 - 2015

recall information

Recall number
Campaign number
Original published date

make and model information

SL Sportage, YD Cerato, XM Sorento
Year range
2011 - 2015
Affected units

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

If the subject vehicles are continuously operated without inspection, the engine may exhibit abnormal noise and potentially seize. This may cause a sudden loss of motive power and/or a vehicle fire.

What are the hazards?

A sudden loss of motive power whilst driving and/or a vehicle fire could increase the potential risk of an accident, causing serious injury or death to vehicle occupants, other road users, bystander and/or damage to property.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles should immediately contact their preferred Kia dealer to schedule an appointment to have the engine inspected and if required replaced, free of charge.
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.

Product type