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Recall: No. 7 of 9
Recall Ref: R/2005/118
Exact Model:
Description: Handbrake may fail
Build Date:
Numbers: 811
Defect: The parking brake may fail to engage or release without warning, due to an incorrectly manufactured parking brake lever locking pawl.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the parking brake lever assembly replaced with a quality assured item.
Launch Date: 16 August 2005
Recall: No. 8 of 9
Recall Ref: R/2003/156
Exact Model:
Description: Possible loss of steering
Build Date:
Numbers: 1230
Defect: There is a possibility that the steering intermediate shaft securing bolts may have been incorrectly torqued
Action: Recall affected vehicles and retorque securing bolts
Launch Date: 20 October 2003
Recall: No. 9 of 9
Recall Ref: R/2007/127
Exact Model:
Build Date: 01 Jan 2001 to 31 Dec 2002
Numbers: 2253
Defect: It has been established that, the plastic cooling fan blades could fracture and damage the cooling system/hoses causing the engine to overheat and possibly fail.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the engine cooling fan replaced with a modified unit.
Launch Date: 22 October 2007

Manufacturer contact details:
Kia (UK) Limited
Walton Green, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 1FJ
0333 202 2990


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