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2021 Kia Sorento and Carnival recalled

Kia is recalling 2021 Sorento and Carnival models equipped with the petrol V6 engine as a fuel leak could occur.

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Kia is recalling V6-powered versions of its newly redesigned Carnival and Sorento due to a potential fuel leak.

“The fuel supply pipe may have been damaged during manufacturing, which may result in a fuel leak,” the company says in its recall notice.

“If a fuel leak occurs, this can result in an engine compartment fire. A vehicle fire could increase the risk of an accident, serious injury or death to vehicle occupants and other road users.”

  • A total of 767 vehicles are affected
  • Vehicles were available for sale from January 27, 2021 to April 25, 2021
  • The VIN list is attached here
  • The original recall notice is attached here

Kia is contacting owners of all affected vehicles. If you’re one of these owners, you’ll need to take your 2021 Carnival or Sorento to a Kia dealer for a free inspection and repair.

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William Stopford
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William Stopford is an automotive journalist based in Brisbane, Australia. William is a Business/Journalism graduate from the Queensland University of Technology who loves to travel (remember that?), briefly lived in the US, and has a particular interest in the American car industry.

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