Kia Australia is recalling 167 examples of the electrified Sorento HEV and PHEV due to an issue with the seat belt pre-tensioner inflator cap.
This recall affects current-generation Sorento models produced between 2020-2022.
“Due to a manufacturing issue, the seat belt pre-tensioner inflator cap may fracture when deployed in the event of an accident,” said the company in its recall notice.
“If the seat belt pre-tensioner inflator cap fractures, metal fragments may be propelled at high speed towards the vehicle occupants and could cause serious injury.”
- A total of 167 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 preferred Kia dealer immediately to schedule an appointment to have the work carried out, free of charge.
If you have further questions you can contact the Kia Customer Service on 131 542.
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