Kia Motors America is recalling 30 model year 2021-2022 Rios and Fortes.
A bolt in the steering column may not be secured properly, which can cause the steering column to detach from the steering rack and result in a loss of steering control.
Loss of steering control can increase the risk of a crash.
What to do
Dealers will tighten the lower steering column u-joint retention bolt free of charge.
Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on May 27, 2022.
Owners may contact Kia customer service at (800) 333-4542. Kia's number for this recall SC235.