January 6, 2017 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 17V007000
In the event of a crash, an air bag that does not inflate fully increases the risk of injury.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V007000
Manufacturer Kia Motors America
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 1
Kia Motors America (Kia) has recalled one 2016 Optima vehicle. In this vehicle, the end seal for the driver’s frontal air bag inflator may not have been properly installed, possibly resulting in reduced inflation of the frontal air bag in the event of a crash.
The affected vehicle was remedied on January 10, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC143.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.