Withdrawal from the market because of a problem with the steering will affect certain Soul SUV lineup 2014-2016.
MOSCOW, 13 Nov. The Korean company Kia Motors is Recalling more than 256 thousand compact SUV KIA Soul in the U.S. because of a problem with the steering, informs on Friday Agency associated Press.
According to the Agency, withdrawal from the market will affect certain Soul SUV lineup 2014-2016. Company representatives stated that the sticker that holds the parts of the steering equipment with each other, may be not strong enough. This can result in separation of the parts during movement, causing loss of steering control and significantly increases the risk of a traffic accident.
Found the problem, when the company began to receive reports about the warranty service from dealerships. According to representatives KIA, accident reports or injury of drivers or passengers were reported.
It is reported that dealerships promised to check and replace the defective steering equipment and set screws for additional fixation. It is expected that the removal of the SUV from the automotive market of the USA will start on 22 December.