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Kia Sorento (2015 – 2016)

Published on 30 September 2016

Due to a software problem in the electronic control module of the tow-bar, the brake light of a trailer attached to the vehicle is not activated when the towing vehicle slows down through the cruise control. This increases the risk of accidents for following vehicles.

The vehicles affected were produced between 20 March 2015 and 18 May 2016.

Source: Alert A12/1195/16


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Type of alert
Production period20. 3. 2015 - 18. 5. 2016
Type/number of modele4*2007/46*0894*01, *04, *05; Type: UM
Country of originRepublic of Korea
Alert submitted byGermany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex2016-09-30 07:13:38

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