Kia Motors recalls 2014 Kia Forte vehicles over problems with the cooling fan resistor

Kia Motors

Kia Motors America is recalling certain model year 2014 Kia Forte vehicles manufactured December 5, 2012, to April 17, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the cooling fan resistor may overheat and melt.

If the cooling fan resistor -over-heats and melts, there is an increased risk of a vehicle fire.

Approximately 86,880 vehicles are affected by the recall

 Kia will notify owners, and for vehicles produced from December 5, 2012 to January 27, 2014, dealers will replace the cooling fan resistor and multi-fuse unit. For vehicles produced from January 28, 2014 to April 17, 2014, dealers will replace the multi-fuse unit only. Owners of vehicles with a 1.8L engine will also have the engine control unit software updated. The recall is expected to begin February 24, 2015.

 


Stacee O. said
724 days ago
Does this affect gas mileage?


Teresa S. said
244 days ago
We just bought our 2014 Kia Forte about 2 1/2 months ago and were never informed of the recall. Unfortunately we found out to late. Now our car is at the Kia dealership where they are trying to blame us for the damages caused.

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