Auto Alert: 58,000 KIA vehicles recalled for non-deploying airbags

Mississauga, Ontario — Up to 410,000 KIA vehicles have been recalled for airbags that may not deploy during crashes, with 58,000 of these vehicles found in Canada.

According to an NHTSA recall report, a manufacturing error has led to the installation of airbag control units that may damage themselves over time. These damaged components may stop airbags from deploying during a collision, increasing the risk of injury.

Vehicles with this error may trigger airbag warning lights or display diagnostic code B1620.

The following KIA models have been recalled by Transport Canada under #2022-023.

Forte (2017, 2018)
Forte Koup (2017, 2018)
Sedona (2017, 2018, 2019)
Soul (2017, 2018, 2019)
Forte EV (2017, 2018, 2019)

To check if your KIA vehicle is part of this recall, click here.


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