Kia Australia is recalling 2667 examples of its Sorento SUV and Carnival people mover models due to a manufacturing defect that may cause a fuel leak.

This recall affects vehicles from the current MQ4 generation of Sorento and KA4 generation of Carnival sold in 2020.

“Due to a manufacturing defect, a fuel leak may occur from the low-pressure fuel line hose clamp,” says the company in its recall notice.

“If a fuel leak occurs, this may result in an engine compartment fire.”

  • A total of 2667 vehicles are affected
  • The VIN list is attached here
  • The original recall notice is attached here

If you own an affected vehicle, you should contact your local Kia dealership to schedule in a free fix.

If you have any further questions you can contact Kia Customer Service on 131 542.

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