Kia Motors Corporation has issued a recall for the Kia Sedona.
Description of Recall
Kia motors corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2006-2012 Kia Sedona cars manufactured from June 15, 2005, through August 14, 2012 originally sold in, or currently registered in Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Wisconsin, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. In the affected cars, the front lower control arms may break due to corrosion resulting from prolonged exposure to salty environments.
Severity of the Defect
A broken control arm can result in the loss of control of the car, increasing the risk of a crash.
Kia’s Recommended Action
Kia will notify owners and dealers will inspect the degree of corrosion of the front lower control arms, and will either rustproof or replace them, free of charge. The recall began on December 20, 2013. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s recall number is sc100.