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SC266 Sliding Door Recall

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Did anyone get their car to the dealer for the below recall and got it fixed? Would like to know how much time it took and what they did. The app is prompting to make an appointment with the dealer but it sounds more like an FYI at this point.

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KIA AMERICA, INC. HAS DECIDED THAT A DEFECT WHICH RELATES TO MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY EXISTS IN CERTAIN 2022-2023 MY CARNIVAL VEHICLES. THE DEFECT CAN RESULT IN CONTACT BETWEEN THE POWER SLIDING D0OR AND A VEHICLE OCCUPANT DURING CLOSURE, THEREBY INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY. THE POWER SLIDING DOOR (PSD) AUTO-REVERSE FEATURE IN YOUR VEHICLE IS A SUPPLEMENTAL FEATURE AND MAY NOT ACTIVATE IN ALL SITUATIONS. SINCE KIA HAS BECOME AWARE OFA SMALL NUMBER OF INJURIES DURING THE CLOSURE OF THE PSD, KIA IS CONDUCTING THIS RECALL IN AN EFFORT TO INCREASE CUSTOMERS' AWARENESS WHEN THE PSD IS CLOSING IN ORDER TO MITIGATE THE RISK OF INJURY.
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Had it done a couple weeks ago while in for 15K service. Didn鈥檛 take much time at all per our advisor. YMMV, but our service took 3 hours.

Door beeps twice when starting to open or close and significantly slows down upon closure. It鈥檚 a good update from KIA.
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Door beeps twice when starting to open or close and significantly slows down upon closure.
I declined the recall service for this exact reason. The doors already take forever to close and I didn't want them going any slower. The beeps are a good thing though.

Honestly, I just wish the recall update also included a way to lock out or disable the 2nd row interior buttons that open/close the doors. One less thing for my kids to press!
I declined the recall service for this exact reason. The doors already take forever to close and I didn't want them going any slower. The beeps are a good thing though.

Honestly, I just wish the recall update also included a way to lock out or disable the 2nd row interior buttons that open/close the doors. One less thing for my kids to press!
You can already disable the 2nd row sliding doors by flipping the child lock located on the closing edge of the door frame. Just put a flat tool in there and move it to the down position.
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I got the update. The beeping is obnoxious and will eventually will be tuned out through use over time. It also sounds similar to other alerts making me think down the road those will be tuned out by affiliation as well because of how often the doors are opened and closed. I can't believe someone thought this was a sufficient recall solution.
I got the update. The beeping is obnoxious and will eventually will be tuned out through use over time. It also sounds similar to other alerts making me think down the road those will be tuned out by affiliation as well because of how often the doors are opened and closed. I can't believe someone thought this was a sufficient recall solution.
I am taking my Carnival in next week for service. If you were to do it over again, would you tell Kia to NOT perform the recall update, as I have seen others do?
I am taking my Carnival in next week for service. If you were to do it over again, would you tell Kia to NOT perform the recall update, as I have seen others do?
I mean, yes, but not doing so would make you liable rather than Kia if someone does get hurt by you neglecting their recall. In which case, we're kinda obligated to.
I got the update. The beeping is obnoxious and will eventually will be tuned out through use over time. ... I can't believe someone thought this was a sufficient recall solution.
There is an article that details how Kia and a third party testing company tried to find fault in the door design to explain the handful of cases where the door didn't open when detecting resistance, but could not find any cause to correct. Correct. This is why we get a bandage for a solution.

I mean, yes, but not doing so would make you liable rather than Kia if someone does get hurt by you neglecting their recall. In which case, we're kinda obligated to.
I'm not so sure you would have had any case against Kia before the recall either, since there is technically nothing wrong with the door mechanism.
Anyone willing to post a video of the sliding door operation after the update?
Anyone willing to post a video of the sliding door operation after the update?
Here you go:
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Here you go:
Thanks for posting the video! But yeah, I'm avoiding that update, I don't need the door to beep and the door closes slow enough as it is. Kia has basically claimed that they are not liable through their 3rd party research anyway.

When I was test driving the Honda Odyssey a couple years ago, the salesman said it would be safe to try, so I stuck my arm in the door to test out the auto-reverse feature. Not sure if I just "did it wrong", but my arm ended up a little bruised and sore for a few days. Decided not to repeat that test on the Carnival :LOL:. So not sure exactly what happened with the injuries that occurred, but I wouldn't be surprised if the same injury would have occurred in any other minivan.
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