Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2020-22 Kia Telluride
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 36,417
Report Date: August 15, 2022
Issue: Kia America, Inc. (Kia) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Telluride vehicles potentially equipped with a Genuine Kia 4-pin tow hitch harness installed as original equipment, or purchased as an accessory through a Kia dealership. Debris and moisture accumulation on the tow hitch harness module printed circuit board (PCB) may cause an electrical short, which can result in a fire. A fire while parked or driving can increase the risk of injury.
Solution: Owners are advised to park outside and away from structures until the recall repair is complete. The remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 14, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC247.

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