Fire hazard from power chair motor

2023 Kia Telluride

Kia America, Inc. (Kia) is recalling certain 2020-2024 Telluride models. In this Kia Telluride recall, the front power seat motor may overheat due to a stuck seat slide button, which could lead to a fire while stationary or driving.

Fire increases the risk of injury.

Owners are advised to park outside and away from buildings until the recall repairs are completed. Dealers will install a bracket on the power seat covers for the reverse switch and replace the seat slide knobs, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed out by July 30, 2024. Owners can contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC316.

If you own a 2022-2024 2020-2024 Telluride, be sure to contact the NHTSA recall section of the website and type in your truck's specific VIN to see if this current Kia Telluride recall applies to your vehicle.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to

Information on the Kia Telluride recall

NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V407000
The producer Kia America, Inc.
Potential number of affected units 462,869

Editor's note: This information was copied directly from the NHTSA website. If you have questions or concerns about this Kia Telluride recall, please contact Kia America, Inc. directly.

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