Recalls & Defects For 2017 Kia Soul
Vehicle Report: 2017 Kia Soul
Recalls & Defects
Report Receipt Date: 01/25/2022
NHTSA Campaign: 22v031000
Kia motors america (kia) is recalling certain 2017-2019 sedona, soul, soul ev, 2017-2018 forte, and 2017 forte koup vehicles. the air bag control unit (acu) cover may contact a memory chip on the printed circuit board and damage the electrical circuit. circuit damage may result in deactivated air bags that will not deploy in a crash.
Air bags that do not deploy as intended can increase the risk of injury in a crash.
Dealers will inspect the acu, and either update the software or replace the unit, as necessary. repairs will be performed free of charge. owner notification letters were mailed march 21, 2022. owners may contact kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. kia's number for this recall is sc226.
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.nhtsa.gov.
Please call the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236) to report safety defects or to obtain information on cars, trucks, child seats, and highway or traffic safety. We do not review, validate, or edit the information provided by the NHTSA.