Recall roundup: Kia Cadenza for wheel problem image

The South Korean based automaker Kia has recently issued a recall for several Cadenza vehicles, because of a problem with their wheels, which may crack in cold weather.

Kia has announced a recall for several Cadenza cars, because of a problem with the wheels. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are a total of 3,100 vehicles affected by this problem and their owners will have to take a trip back to the dealers because of the wheel crack issue.

“A wheel fracture could cause the circular rim to separate, resulting in a loss of tire pressure, increasing the risk of a crash”, said the NHTSA in its official press release.

The Kia Cadenza vehicles affected by this recall have been produced from the 1st of February, 2013, and the 27th of August, 2013, and they have been equipped with the non chrome aluminum wheels, 19-inch in size. The company’s dealers will be inspecting the affected cars and replace the wheels with new ones, free of charge. The recall will begin this month but for more details on the subject, owners can contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542 or the NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236.