PhotoKia Motors America is recalling 62 model year 2017 Sorentos equipped with 3.3L engines.

The engine crankshaft may have been improperly heat treated and may fail.

If the crankshaft fails, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash. A failed crankshaft also increases the risk of a fire.

What to do

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the crankshaft, and, as necessary, replace the engine sub assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 6, 2017.

Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC153.


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