2022 Kia Telluride’s instrument cluster may be empty

Kia is conducting a recall for Telluride 2022 due to a problem in the digital instrument cluster.

Like many other current Kia models, Telluride plays a large digital instrument cluster and shows part of it, it has a problem. A notice issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration states that excess glue was applied to a circuit board within the instrument cluster. This extra glue can lead to a weak electrical connection and trigger the display to become blank, removing the driver’s ability to see the odometer.

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Due to this problem, the subject vehicles failed to comply with the visibility requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 101, 5S5.1.2. The recall notification confirms that the problem does not affect the vehicle’s dedicated warning light’s underlying systems. An investigation has found that an incorrect dye application from the supplier is the cause of the problem.

The affected 2022 Kia Telluride models were created between September 9, 2021 and March 14, 2022. A total of 2,761 vehicles were recalled

Kia will notify all affected owners via first class mail with instructions to bring their vehicle to the local Kia dealership. Dealers will be instructed to replace the instrument cluster assembly with a new one and refund any owners who have previously paid to repair the issue.

The withdrawal comes just six weeks after Kia announced 2023 Telluride for the North American market. Some changes have been made to the car, including the fitting of new vertical headlights with standard LED bulbs and fog lights. Also included are updated taillights, modified bumpers, a twisted rear fascia and a new grille. Those looking for the key to a new Telluride can also finish it at Midnight Lake Blue, Donning Red and Jungle Wood Green.

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