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Kia Recalling 90,000 Sedona Minivans for Backwards Turn Signals

Nearly 90,000 Kia Sedonas might be signaling the opposite of the driver’s intentions and are being recalled

  • Affected Sedonas are from the 2015 to 2017 model years.

  • A software issue may misinterpret the intended signal direction.

If you own a Kia Sedona from the 2015, 2016, or 2017 model years, it’s possible that the minivan’s signaling to others that you will be turning in the opposite desired direction. An issue with the software in the Smart Junction Box (SJB) is the problem.

2015 Kia Sedona | Photo: Kia

On the surface, this is a funny one. We take the liberty of saying this as, from the report, no incidents have occurred because of the defect. Succinctly, the SJB may misinterpret the intended signal direction and activate the opposite light. In other words, the driver may signal for a left turn and the Sedona will flash the right light.

The affected cars, as reported by CarScoops, were manufactured between July 21, 2014, and June 10, 2016. The exact number of involved minivans is 88,576 in the US. Kia will notify owners as of November 12th of the recall.

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The notice will instruct owners to bring their Sedona minivans to approved dealerships where the SJB will be updated or replaced. Kia will reimburse any related repair expenses incurred in the past by the owners.

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