Luxurious 4WDs recalled amid fears of harmful software program fault

Kia Australia has recalled 1000’s of luxurious automobiles amid fears of a harmful software program fault.

This recall impacts 3873 current-generation Sorento fashions throughout Australia.

“Resulting from a software program difficulty, the flip indicators might not illuminate as meant,” the corporate’s recall discover stated.

“If the flip indicators don’t illuminate as meant, different street customers can be unable to determine if the car is popping. This might improve the danger of an accident inflicting critical harm or dying to car occupants and/or different street customers.”

The recall was additionally issued by the federal Division of Transport on Thursday. The listing of affected VINs might be discovered right here.

It applies to all variants of the 2022 Kia MQ4 and MQ4 (P)HEV fashions in Australia.

House owners of affected automobiles are urged to instantly contact their Kia seller to schedule an appointment to have the multifunction swap software program up to date. The adjustment is free.

Extra data can also be out there from Kia customer support by cellphone (131 542) or e-mail ([email protected]).