SC087 – 2011MYSorento Rear Brake Caliper Inspection Volunt

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=96 2011
MYSorento=20
Rear=20
Brake Caliper

Inspection=20
Voluntary Safety Recall Campaign

This bulletin provides information relating to =
the=20
inspection of the rear brake calipers and replacement, if necessary on =
certain=20
2011 Sorento (XM) vehicles manufactured from September 14, 2010 through =
October=20
4, 2010. One or both of the rear brake calipers may not have been =
properly=20
machined. As a result, rear brake fluid may leak from the rear brake =
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piston. If this occurs, the following symptoms may =
occur:

The Low Brake Fluid Level =
Warning Light=20
on the instrument panel will illuminate indicating
=95 that the brake fluid is =
low.

If the vehicle continues to =
be driven=20
with the Brake Fluid Warning
=95 illuminated, the driver will experience a soft =
or spongy=20
feel in the brake pedal and possibly increased pedal travel to obtain =
braking=20
power.

If both indicators are =
ignored without=20
service being obtained, braking performance will be
=95 reduced and in an extreme case may result in =
the loss of=20
brake function.

To identify the affected vehicles, the lot =
number marked=20
on the caliper housing must be inspected before attempting any repair.=20
The =
date codes=20
which are stamped (3 digit code) into the caliper housing that need =
replacement=20
are the following; GN3, GO3, GP3, GQ3, GS3
.

Posted in Service Campaign.