Kia Motors America is recalling 440,370 model year 2013-2015 Optimas and model year 2014-2015 Sorentos.
Brake fluid may leak inside the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU), possibly resulting in an electrical short.
What to do
Owners are advised to park outside and away from other vehicles and structures until the recall repair is completed.
Dealers will install a new multi-fuse, and inspect the HECU for leaks, replacing the HECU -- if necessary -- free of charge.
Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 2, 2021. Kia's number for this recall is SC212.