Kia recalling around 463,000 Telluride SUVs due to fire hazard concern

Kia America is recalling 462,869 of its Telluride SUV vehicles, specifically over concerns about a potential fire safety hazard.

The potential fire hazard stems from a stuck power seat slide knob, which can cause the front power seat motor to overheat. The models that could be affected by this hazard are from Kia’s 2020-2024 Telluride models.

As such, Kia is advising owners of any of these cars to park outside of buildings and away from other vehicles for the time being.

FILE – This is the front grill on a 2020 KIA Telluride on display at the 2019 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Kia America is recalling nearly 463,000 Telluride SUVs — and urging impacted owners to park their cars outside and away from other structures until an issue that poses a notable fire
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