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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 17V007000
Mfg's Report Date: JAN 05, 2017
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1


Summary:
Kia Motors America (Kia) has recalled one 2016 Optima vehicle. In this vehicle, the end seal for the driver's frontal air bag inflator may not have been properly installed, possibly resulting in reduced inflation of the frontal air bag in the event of a crash.

Consequence:
In the event of a crash, an air bag that does not inflate fully increases the risk of injury.

Remedy:
The affected vehicle was remedied on January 10, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC143.

Dates of Manufacture:
AUG 27, 2016 to AUG 27, 2016

Manufacturer Recall Number:
SC143

Disclaimer

The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


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