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Kia recalls model year 2017-2018 Fortes

Foreign particles may cause the oil pump to fail

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Kia Motors America is recalling 4,069 model year 2017-2018 Fortes with a 2.0L Nu MPI engine.

Foreign particles may stick inside the oil pump, which may cause an oil pump failure and engine damage.

A damaged engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the oil pan free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin June 11, 2021.

Owners may contact Kia customer service at (800) 333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC210.

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