2016 Kia Sorento Recalled To Replace Accelerator Pedal Assembly | Edmunds

2016 Kia Sorento Recalled To Replace Accelerator Pedal Assembly


WASHINGTONKia Motors America is recalling 12,361 2016 Kia Sorento SUVs to replace the accelerator pedal assembly, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

"Due to an improperly soldered component in the accelerator pedal assembly, the driver may not be able to accelerate the vehicle," said NHTSA in its recall summary. "If the vehicle is unable to be accelerated, there is an increased risk of a crash."

Kia told federal safety regulators there are no accidents or injuries linked to the recall.

The affected Sorentos were built from October 27, 2014 to January 29, 2015.

Kia dealers will replace the accelerator assembly. The recall began on February 18. Owners can contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542.

Edmunds says: If you own a 2016 Kia Sorento, it's time to schedule a service appointment with your dealer.

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