KIA Forte Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on Forte vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-05-17 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-06-11, was due to a problem with the retractor. Approximately 5245 vehicles were involved. Since 2011, Forte's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the cooling unit and lines, electrical system. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for KIA Forte
|2016-02-05||(Published by NHTSA on 2016-02-24)|
|Recall Summary:||Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2011 Forte vehicles manufactured August 27, 2010, to November 11, 2010. The affected vehicles have a transmission fluid cooler hose that may have been improperly manufactured, resulting in a transmission fluid leak.|
|Hazard:||If enough transmission fluid leaks out, the transmission may not function properly and the vehicle may stop moving, increasing the risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission cooler hose, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 30, 2016. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC129.|
|Additional Info:||Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.|
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