Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2022 Kia EV6
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 9,014
Report Date: May 11, 2022
Issue: Kia Motor America (Kia) is recalling certain 2022 EV6 vehicles. A software error in the Shifter Control Unit (SCU) may disengage the parking mechanism, which can allow the vehicle to rollaway. Vehicle rollaway can increase the risk of a crash or injury.
Solution: Drivers are recommended to park their vehicles on level ground and avoid parking on a slope/inclined surface whenever possible until the remedy has been performed. Dealers will update the Shifter Control Unit software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 25, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC236.

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