Recalls

Find the latest 2001 Kia Optima recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Dates of Manufacture October 2000 - March 2001
Manufacturer Recall No. SC020
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V156
Potential Number of Units Affected 16,231
Remedy Dealers will check for proper routing of the side air bag wire harness and secure it in place with a plastic tie-wrap. If the wire harness is damaged, it will be replaced. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began May 11, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542.
Summary On certain passenger vehicles, the side air bag wire harness for the driver position for the driver position could be misrouted. This could result in its being pinched or cut by the seat cushion tilt mechanism. Damage to the wire harness could result in the side air bag not deploying in an accident.
Dates of Manufacture October 2000 - March 2001
Manufacturer Recall No. SC020
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V156
Potential Number of Units Affected 16,231
Remedy Dealers will check for proper routing of the side air bag wire harness and secure it in place with a plastic tie-wrap. If the wire harness is damaged, it will be replaced. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began May 11, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542.
Summary On certain passenger vehicles, the side air bag wire harness for the driver position for the driver position could be misrouted. This could result in its being pinched or cut by the seat cushion tilt mechanism. Damage to the wire harness could result in the side air bag not deploying in an accident.
Dates of Manufacture October 2000 - March 2001
Manufacturer Recall No. SC020
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V156
Potential Number of Units Affected 16,231
Remedy Dealers will check for proper routing of the side air bag wire harness and secure it in place with a plastic tie-wrap. If the wire harness is damaged, it will be replaced. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began May 11, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542.
Summary On certain passenger vehicles, the side air bag wire harness for the driver position for the driver position could be misrouted. This could result in its being pinched or cut by the seat cushion tilt mechanism. Damage to the wire harness could result in the side air bag not deploying in an accident.
Dates of Manufacture October 2000 - March 2001
Manufacturer Recall No. SC020
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V156
Potential Number of Units Affected 16,231
Remedy Dealers will check for proper routing of the side air bag wire harness and secure it in place with a plastic tie-wrap. If the wire harness is damaged, it will be replaced. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began May 11, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542.
Summary On certain passenger vehicles, the side air bag wire harness for the driver position for the driver position could be misrouted. This could result in its being pinched or cut by the seat cushion tilt mechanism. Damage to the wire harness could result in the side air bag not deploying in an accident.
Dates of Manufacture October 2000 - March 2001
Manufacturer Recall No. SC020
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V156
Potential Number of Units Affected 16,231
Remedy Dealers will check for proper routing of the side air bag wire harness and secure it in place with a plastic tie-wrap. If the wire harness is damaged, it will be replaced. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began May 11, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542.
Summary On certain passenger vehicles, the side air bag wire harness for the driver position for the driver position could be misrouted. This could result in its being pinched or cut by the seat cushion tilt mechanism. Damage to the wire harness could result in the side air bag not deploying in an accident.
Dates of Manufacture October 2000 - March 2001
Manufacturer Recall No. SC020
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V156
Potential Number of Units Affected 16,231
Remedy Dealers will check for proper routing of the side air bag wire harness and secure it in place with a plastic tie-wrap. If the wire harness is damaged, it will be replaced. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began May 11, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542.
Summary On certain passenger vehicles, the side air bag wire harness for the driver position for the driver position could be misrouted. This could result in its being pinched or cut by the seat cushion tilt mechanism. Damage to the wire harness could result in the side air bag not deploying in an accident.

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