Kia Motors Australia — Kia VQ Carnival MY2011-2014

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN list

What are the defects?

The fuel rail in petrol vehicles may develop a small heat induced crack, which can result in fuel leakage.

What are the hazards?

If a fuel rail leaks, this can cause fuel to leak onto the road surface and cause a fire, increasing the risk of injury to vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Kia Motors Australia is contacting all known owners of affected vehicles. Consumers should contact their nearest Kia Motors Australia dealer to arrange for inspection and repair of the vehicle.

Parts are due to become available in July 2020. Once parts become available, Kia will contact affected owners again, requesting that owners make an appointment to have the vehicle repaired.

For further information, consumers should contact Kia Motors Australia on 13 15 42.

Traders who sold this product

Kia Motors Australia

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 April 2010 - 31 December 2015

Responsible regulator

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

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Product category