Kia Motors Australia — 2008 - 2009 KM Series Kia Sportage

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
see attached list

What are the defects?

The wiring harness connector pins in the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) assembly may corrode due to improper sealing of the HECU’s wiring harness connector. An electrical short circuit may occur if moisture contaminated with road salt reaches the HECU's circuit board. The ESC warning light may also illuminate.

What are the hazards?

An electrical short circuit could result in an engine compartment fire.

What should consumers do?

Consumers will be contacted by direct mail. Consumers should contact their nearest Kia dealer to arrange and inspection and repair.

Kia Motors Australia
Traders who sold this product

Kia Authorised Dealers

Where the product was sold

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Product category