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Kia Part of Latest Recalls From NHTSA

Make / Models :         Model/Build Years:    
     VEMAR / VRX3     9999
     VEMAR / VSS     9999
     VEMAR / VSX     9999
Manufacturer :

VEMAR HELMETS, SRL.

 

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05E036000 Recall Date : MAY 18, 2005
Component: EQUIPMENT:MOTORCYCLE:HELMETS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4257
Summary:
 CERTAIN VEMAR MOTORCYCLE HELMETS, MODELS VRX3, VSS, AND VSX, SIZES XS, S, M, L, XL. THESE HELMETS FAIL THE PENETRATION REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 218, "MOTORCYCLE HELMETS."
Consequence:
 IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE HELMET COULD BE PENETRATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING INJURY TO THE WEARER.
Remedy:
 VEMAR WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND WILL REPAIR THE HELMET BY ADDING A LAYER OF MATERIAL IN THE CROWN AREA FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY SCHEDULE.
Notes:
 CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.

Make / Models :         Model/Build Years:    
     KIA / SEDONA     2003-2005
Manufacturer :

KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC.

 

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V232000 Recall Date : MAY 17, 2005
Component: WHEELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 37358
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN MINI VANS EQUIPPED WITH ALLOY WHEELS, MOISTURE CAN ACCUMULATE AROUND THE REAR HUB CAPS CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE OUTER WHEEL BEARING.
Consequence:
 SUCH AN EVENT CAN OCCUR WITHOUT WARNING AND MAY CAUSE A CRASH.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR HUBCAPS. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON JUNE 6, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.
Notes:
 KIA RECALL NO. SC-049. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.