Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2020 Niro EV
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 872
Report Date: December 6, 2022
Issue: Kia America, Inc. (Kia) is recalling certain 2020 Niro EV vehicles. The Electric Power Control Unit (EPCU) may have been improperly sealed and may leak coolant internally. Coolant contacting the EPCU circuit board may cause a loss of drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and replace the EPCU as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 31, 2023.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC258.

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