2013-2014 Kia Optima: Recall Alert
Vehicles Affected: Approximately 142,000 model-year 2013-14 Kia Optima sedans equipped with 2.4-liter or turbocharged 2.0-liter engines
The Problem: The low-pressure fuel hose may deteriorate and crack over time due to heat generated within the engine compartment, which may lead to a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.
The Fix: A remedy for the issue was still under development.
What Owners Should Do: Kia will begin notifying owners April 16. Owners can call the automaker at 800-333-4542, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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