approximately 16,000 model-year 2018 kia stinger hatchbacks
the problem: the front wiring harness located in the used engine and passenger compartment may get damaged from contacting a burr on the left fender body panel, causing the wiring harness to short circuit and increasing the risk of a fire.
the fix: dealers will will inspect the wiring harness for damage. if none is found, a cover will be installed; if damage is found, the wiring harness will be repaired and a cover will be installed. both repairs will be done for free.
what owners should do: kia will begin notifying owners dec. 20. owners can call the automaker at 800-333-4542, the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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