Kia Niro recall issued | Advice - Car News May 2019

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12:55 Friday 31 May 2019

Kia has announced a recall of over 5,000 Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid models amid fears of an electrical overheating risk.

No fires or injuries have been reported as a result of the issue, but Kia has decided to conduct a voluntary recall of 5,020 Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid models built between November 2016 and September 2017 as a precautionary measure.

Kia are to contact the vehicle owners directly, but anyone with concerns can contact Kia Customer Services on 08000 158 757.  An inspection will be carried out by Kia-approved technicians and any affected parts replaced free-of-charge.

Chris Lear, Kia’s Director of After Sales, said: “The safety of our customers is our number one priority and we are taking this action to ensure their vehicles are not affected in any way.”


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