NEW YORK (NEWSnet/AP) — Kia is recalling more than 427,000 of its Telluride SUVs due to a defect that may cause the cars to roll while they're parked.

According to documents published by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the intermediate shaft and right front driveshaft of some 2020-2024 Tellurides may not be engaged fully. Over time, thiat can lead to “unintended vehicle movement” while the cars are in park.

In Early March, Kia America decided to recall all 2020-2023 model year and select 2024 model year Tellurides, NHTSA documents show. At that time, no injuries or crashes were reported.

Improper assembly is suspected to be the cause of the shaft engagement problem. Recall covers 2020-2024 Telluride models that were manufactured Jan. 9, 2019 to Oct. 19, 2023. Kia America estimates that 1% have the defect.

Dealers will update the electronic parking brake software and replace damaged intermediate shafts at no cost. Owners who already incurred repair expense will also be reimbursed.

Drivers of the impacted Tellurides are instructed to manually engage the emergency break before exiting the vehicle. Owners may confirm if their vehicle is included in this recall at NHTSA site or Kia’s recall lookup platform.

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