Kia Motors to recall subcompact cars

13:10, June 11, 2010      

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Kia Motors Corp., the No. 2 carmaker in South Korea, will call back more than 20,000 vehicles for problems in the fuel injection system, the government said Friday.

According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Land, Transportation and Maritime Affairs, the action will affect a total of 20,777 of Morning subcompact model made from November 13, 2009 to February 5, 2010. The statement said that problems were discovered in fuel injection pipes which could crack and leak oil when chemically reacting with calcium chloride, used mostly in winter to remove snow on the road.

Free repair services would be provided to owners of such vehicles at Kia's service centers in the country starting from Monday, the ministry said.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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