Kia Airbag Issues Rising High In The Year 2022

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Kia Airbag Issues Rising High In The Year 2022

Almost over 4,10,000 of Kia Forte have been recalled along with the Sedona and Soul vehicles for the airbags issues that may or may not deploy upon the crashing of the vehicle. 

This recall includes 2017 to 2018 Kia Forte, the 2017 Koup Kia, and the 2017 to 2019 Sedona, Soul EV, and Kia Soul as well. 

Kia also promulgated that there are no injuries or fatal issues that occurred due to this airbag issue but the owners of the vehicle would get certain notifications in the month of March for the replacement of the airbags. 

 

In the U.S as many as 4,10,000 Kia vehicles are recalled that might not deploy upon crashing 
The NHTSA call report has stated in the U.S for the same issues with the airbags
A faulty airbag control unit(ACU) has been reported 
The ACU cover could come in contact with other components and could create issues and soldering joints could create issues
The airbag warning light is the indication for the airbag issue and also works as a diagnostic code

The recalled vehicles are 253, 281, 2017 to 2019 Kia Soul and almost 953 Soul EVs with as many as 47,960 Kia Sedonas ranging from 2017 to 2019 and as many as 108,693 Kia Forte cars of 2017 to 2018 and Kia has plans to send notifications nearly in the month of March.