Kia Motors America has issued a recall for 2020 Kia Cadenza vehicles manufactured from April 1, 2020 to Oct. 15, 2020.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recall notice states that 451 vehicles are affected by this recall for malfunction of the logic that deactivates rear window operation after the vehicle’s ignition is off and a front door is opened. Rear power windows on these vehicles can be operated by the driver’s power window main switch after the ignition is turned off and a front door is open. Therefore, the vehicles do not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard, and increase the risk of injury for accidental operation.
The NHTSA recall number is 22V-022 and the manufacturer recall number is SC225.
The Cadenza model was no longer produced for the U.S. market after Oct. 15, 2020, NHTSA’s safety recall states. Notifications to vehicle owners are scheduled to go out March 8, 2022.