Description:

Kia Motors is recalling 9,345 model year 2014 front wheel drive Sorento vehicles manufactured January 7, 2013, through March 12, 2013, and equipped with 2.4 liter engines.

Hazard:

The right front axle shaft may fracture. 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.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front axle shaft assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in September 2013.


Contact:
Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542 .

Internal Recall Number: SC099