Illustrative photo | source Kia
Published on 22. 01. 2021
The electrical circuit within the HECU (hydraulic electronic control unit) may experience a short circuit condition.
The resulting excessive current can cause a fire in the engine compartment, and consequently, increase the risk of an accident.
The 2018 and 2019 Model Year Kia Stinger vehicles affected by this recall were manufactured between 25 January 2018 and 28 June 2019.
Kia recall code: 201121
Affected models: Stinger
Vehicle numbers: 15 000
Source: Rapex Alert 3/2021 A12/00085/21
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
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
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.