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Kia recalls model year 2022 EV6 vehicles

A software error may allow the vehicle to roll away

Kia EV6 vehicle
Photo source: Kia
Kia Motor America is recalling 9,014 model year 2022 EV6 vehicles.

A software error in the Shifter Control Unit (SCU) may disengage the parking mechanism, which can allow the vehicle to roll away.

Vehicle rollaway can increase the risk of a crash or injury.

What to do

Owners should park their vehicles on level ground and avoid parking on a slope/inclined surface whenever possible until a remedy has been performed.

Dealers will update the Shifter Control Unit software free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on May 25, 2022.

Owners may contact Kia customer service at (800) 333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC236.

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