Kia New Zealand is recalling 511 Rio sedan and hatchback cars to fix a fault that could cause an engine fire. Managing Director Stuart Jamieson says a flexible fuel hose could develop a crack at its point of entry, risking a fuel leak. "There is potential for a fire," Jamieson says. The cars, with both manual and automatic transmissions, were manufactured between May 2000 and March 2004. Jamieson says Kia New Zealand was notified of the problem by South Korean parent Kia Motors Corp.

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