Kia Stinger recalled over wiring harness hearth danger
The recall doubtlessly impacts 16,011 2018 Stinger fashions, based on paperwork the model filed with the NHTSA final month. Kia mentioned automobiles constructed between July 20, 2017 and June 8, 2018, might have a wiring harness that might are available in contact with a burr on the left fender apron. If the harness and burr do make contact, the wire insulation could possibly be broken and result in a brief circuit. Ought to warmth construct within the brief circuit, it might result in a fireplace.
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Sellers will examine the entrance wiring harness for injury. If a technician finds injury, the half will likely be changed freed from cost and a plug inserted to cowl the opening the place the harness might contact the fender. Nonetheless, even when the wiring harness stays in good situation, the automotive will nonetheless obtain a plug to make sure future injury will not happen.
Autos made after June Eight have the proper fender stamping and the harness isn’t topic to break. Kia expects to begin the recall on Dec. 20