1. 2014 Kia Sorento POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT NHTSA Campaign #13V356000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 13, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 9,345

    Summary: Kia Motors Corp. is recalling certain model year 2014 front wheel drive Sorento vehicles manufactured January 7, 2013, through March 12, 2013; and equipped with 2.4 liter engines. Due to a manufacturing issue, the right front axle shaft may fracture.

    Consequence: A fractured front axle may result in a loss of power to the wheels. Additionally, if the vehicle is parked without the parking brake applied, it may roll away. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front axle shaft assembly, free of charge. The recall began on September 9, 2013. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's recall number is SC099. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V356000 »