Kia recalls 121,000 Niros and Niro Plug-in Hybrids

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Leaking fluid can result in an engine compartment fire

Kia America is recalling 121,411 model year 2017-2022 Niros and model year 2018-2022 Niro Plug-in Hybrids.

Fluid may leak into the printed circuit board inside the hydraulic clutch actuator, which can result in an engine compartment fire and increase the risk of injury

What to do

Dealers will inspect and replace the hydraulic clutch actuator -- as necessary -- and install a new fuse free of charge.

Owners will be notified by mail beginning September 29, 2023.

Owners may contact Kia customer service at (800) 333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC276.

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