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SO - I just received the subject (Prelim) Recall notice. At least it is not for some major engine function. :)
 

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What does the recall notice say is the reason?
 

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Well, crap. I already replaced my trunk latch myself at my own expense. Those bastards!! I went to the NHTSA website and typed in my VIN and it shows I have NO recalls. I guess that's a good thing, huh?
 

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What does the recall notice say is the reason?
Okay - the letter says: "Kia America, Inc. has decided certain 2016-2018 MY Kia 4-door & 2-door Forte vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) 401, 'Interior Trunk Release'. The defect can result in the trunk's interior emergency release to be inoperative. The inability to get out of the trunk increases the risk of injury."....Okay - so it must be the latch inside the trunk. I thought the issue had to deal with the latch next to the driver's seat. Well - again, at least it is not for some major engine system.
 
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