Illustrative photo | source Kia
Published on 01. 06. 2021
A short circuit can occur in the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)/Electronic Stability Program (ESP) module. This could lead to an excessive current flow that can increase the risk of fire in the engine compartment.
The Kia Sportage models affected by this recall were manufactured between 19 March 2015 and 23 October 2020 and are not equipped with smart cruise control (SCC).
Kia recall code: 210S21
Affected models: Sportage
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 1,718,768
Source: Rapex Alert 21/2021 A12/00736/21
KBA Report 010687
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.
What the owner should do?
If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate 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.
If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.
Check the vehicle's history
UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.