May 16, 2003
Kia Motors Has Recalled the 2002 Kia Sedona
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Models: Kia Sedona Year: 2002
Number Potentially Involved: 4,276
Dates of Manufacture: May – June 2002
Defect: On certain passenger vehicles, some of the second and third row seat
strikers installed on the vehicle floor pan have been improperly heat
treated and could break in a crash, resulting in injuries to occupants of
Remedy: Dealers will replace the seat strikers. The manufacturer has
reported that owner notification began April 25, 2003. Owners may contact
Kia at 1-800-222-5500.
[NHTSA Recall No. 03V135].
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
How many did you hear
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