Kia America – Side Curtain Air Bags May Deploy Unexpectedly

Kia America (Kia) is recalling certain 2023 Soul and 2024 Seltos vehicles. Due to a manufacturing error, the side curtain air bags may deploy unexpectedly.

Affected models: ,

Report Received Date 20231207
NHTSA ID 23V830000
Consequence Summary An air bag that deploys unexpectedly can increase the risk of injury or crash.
Corrective Action Dealers will inspect and replace both side curtain air bag modules as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 31, 2024. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC289.
Recall Code SC289
Potentially Affected 2300
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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