Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling 451 Cadenza vehicles for a defect that effects the rear power windows. The rear power windows can be operated by the driver’s power window main switch after the ignition has been turned off and a front door is opened.
Documents released today by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration stated that the drivers side power window switch continues to operate even when the ignition has been turned off and a front door is opened.
As a result, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 118, “Power-Operated Window Systems.”
Dealers will update the Driver Door Module software, free of charge.
Customer Recall Notifications
Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 8, 2022. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC225.
Kia Models Affected
The following Kia models are affected by this recall:
- 2020 Kia Cadenza
- NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V022000
- Kia Recall Number: SC225
- Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
- Components: Visibility, Electrical system
- Potential Number of Units Affected: 451
Questions Regarding this Recall?
Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC225.
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