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Kia Stinger recalled over wiring harness hearth danger – EAST AUTO NEWS

Kia Stinger recalled over wiring harness hearth danger


Kia Stinger house owners ought to watch their mailboxes subsequent month for a recall discover. The Korean model’s sport sedan has been recalled over the potential for a wiring harness to brief circuit, which will increase the chance of a fireplace.

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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Kia mentioned house owners might even see a dashboard warning mild that might point out the issue. Both the “malfunction indicator mild” will illuminate, or the automotive may enter a “limp” mode. 

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

Kia Stinger recalled over wiring harness hearth danger – EAST AUTO NEWS
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