Kia recalls 6,000 model year 2015-2019 Soul EVs

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The vehicle may experience unintended movement

Kia America is recalling 6,262 model year 2015-2019 Soul EVs, expanding and replacing a recall issued in July 2020.

The parking mechanism may be damaged, which can result in unintended vehicle movement when the gear shift lever is in the Park 'P' position and the parking brake is not applied while the vehicle is powered on.

Unintended vehicle movement can increase the risk of a crash.

What to do

Dealers will update the electronic control unit software free of charge.

Vehicles previously repaired under the earlier recall will need to have the new remedy completed

Notification letters to owners are expected to be mailed December 22, 2023.

Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC287.

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