The affected vehicles were sold between August 1 and September 30, 2020 (model year 2021).
The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says “fuel may leak from the low pressure fuel line hose clamp”.
“A fuel leak may result in an engine fire, increasing the risk of an accident and injury or death to vehicle occupants and other road users,” the notice continues.
CarAdvice has contacted Kia Australia to determine whether there have been any recorded malfunctions in Australia. This story will be updated with its response.
The manufacturer is currently in the process of contacting affected owners, however a full list of vehicle identification numbers for the 630 cars involved in the recall can be found here.
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