The front wiring harness in the engine and passenger compartment may sustain damage

By James Limbach of ConsumerAffairs

November 7, 2018

PhotoKia Motors America is recalling 16,011 model year 2018 Kia Stingers.

The front wiring harness located in the engine and passenger compartment may get damaged from contacting a burr on the left fender body panel.

The damaged wiring harness may short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.

What to do

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the wiring harness for damage. If no damage is found, a cover will be installed. If damage is found, the wiring harness will be repaired and a cover will be installed, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin December 20, 2018.

Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall SC170.