Kia Motors Australia — Soul PS
What are the defects?
There is a possibility that during the manufacturing process of the vehicle the adhesive used to secure the steering pinion gear to the steering gear assembly had insufficient strength.
What are the hazards?
The pinion gear may separate from the steering gear assembly causing loss of steering control and posing an accident hazard for the driver and other road users.
What should consumers do?
Owners should contact their preferred Kia dealer to schedule an appointment and have the steering rack inspected and rectified.
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