Kia Soul Accelerator Pedal RecallMarch 24th, 2015 by 1-800-THE-LAW2
Kia Soul Accelerator Pedal Recall
Kia Motors America is recalling 208,858 Kia Soul vehicles model years 2014-2015. The production dates of the affected vehicles are between July 21, 2013 – January 8, 2015. The recall is being issued because part of the accelerator is unsupported, causing the pedal to potentially bend or fracture with large amounts of pressure while the vehicle is stationary. If the pedal bends or fractures, drivers may have problems with acceleration, leading to an increased risk of an accident.
Kia became aware of the problem after multiple accelerator pedal replacement warranty claims were filed. After investigation the warranty claims, accelerator pedals were identified as the problem. There have not been any customer complaints or reports of accidents.
Kia Soul Accelerator Pedal Solution
Owners of the affected vehicles will be notified by mail of the recall (#SC116), and asked to bring their vehicle into a Kia dealership starting March 24th, 2015. To fix the problem dealerships will add rubber support underneath the pedal stopper.
For more information contact Kia customer service: 1-800-333-4542.
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