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Kia recalls model year 2018 Sorentos

The side curtain airbags may not deploy properly

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Kia Motors America is recalling 2,014 model year 2018 Sorentos. The side curtain air bags on these vehicles have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag.

If the component detaches during deployment, it may enter the passenger compartment and be a projectile within the vehicle cabin, increasing the risk of injury.

What to do

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver and passenger side curtain air bags, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin in December 2017.

Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC159.

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