Type-approval numbers: e4*2007/46*1139*00, e4*2007/46*1139*01, e4*2007/46*1139*02; types DE HEV, DE PHEV

Product Type: 
Passenger car
Product Manufacturer: 
Kia
Serial number(s): 
The affected vehicles are from model years 2016, 2017 (Niro DE HEV) and model year 2018 (Niro DE PHEV).
Recall Date: 
Friday, 24 May, 2019
Manufactured dates: 
The affected vehicles are from model years 2016, 2017 (Niro DE HEV) and model year 2018 (Niro DE PHEV).
Investigator Name: 
European Commission Alert System for dangerous non-food products

The main relay within the power relay assembly may have inadequate connections between its contacts.
This may cause a short circuit or prevent the vehicle from starting, increasing the risk of fire and potential accident.