Kia Motors America is recalling 141,774 model year 2013-2014 Optimas equipped with 2.4L Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) or 2.0L GDI Turbo engines.
The low pressure fuel hose may deteriorate and crack over time due to heat generated within the engine compartment.
If the fuel hose cracks, a leak can occur, increasing the risk of a fire.
What to do
The remedy for this recall is still under development.
The recall is expected to begin April 16, 2020.
Owners may contact Kia customer service at (800) 333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC187.