2017 Kia Niro Hybrid
Loss of power steering assist would require higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.
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Kia Motors America
Potential Number of Units Affected
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Niro vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a damaged Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) connector resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance.
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the MDPS motor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 7, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC145.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)
Defect Notice 573 Report