Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2021-22 Kia Sorento Hybrid, 2022 Kia Sorento PHEV
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 257,998
Report Date: August 1, 2022
Issue: Kia America, Inc. (Kia) is recalling certain 2012-2013 Optima vehicles. The right and left headliner plates may not be secured properly, which can result in the plates detaching in the event of a side curtain air bag deployment. A plate that detaches during a crash may strike an occupant, increasing their risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will secure the headliner plates, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 26, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC245.

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