Kia Soul (2013 - 2014)

Production: 21. 7. 2013 - 17. 1. 2014 | Problems / tags:   

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Problem Description

The connection between the steering rod and the steering box may come loose. As a consequence, it may be impossible to steer the vehicle.

The vehicles affected were manufactured between 21. 7. 2013 – 17. 1. 2014.

Source: Rapex Alert 50/2018 A12/1884/18




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What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you’ll need the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for your car – this is a 17 characters code that appears on the chassis plate of your car or – on most UK-registered cars – in the bottom-left corner of your windscreen.

You should make contact with a Kia dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details. Usually that’ll be your nearest franchised dealership, or ‘main dealer’ as they’re sometimes known.

If you wish fully comprehensive vehicle check, with more than 80 data points about the history of the car, then we suggest going to HPI-Check, which provides information on a specific vehicle using also the vehicle registration number.

UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering your car registration number; it will also reveal your car’s current MOT status.

This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX notifications.


Check also our UK Recalls database
UK Recalls - Kia
Published by RAPEX 14. 12. 2018
Keywords   
Risk Accident
Make
Model
Type Hatchback
Production period 21. 7. 2013 - 17. 1. 2014
Type/number of model e4*2007/46*0825, e9*2007/46*6160; type: PS, PSEV;
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in see alert detail link
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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