Hyundai Motor America announced on Tuesday morning, Hyundai is releasing a recall on approximately 390,000 vehicles in the US and Canada.
From 2013 to 2015, Santa Fe Sport, 2019 to Elantra and from 2021 to 2019 are recalled for Kona and Veloster.
“Nothing is more important than the safety and security of Hyundai customers,” Hyundai spokesman Michael Stewart said in a statement. Granthshala. “Hyundai actively monitors and evaluates potential safety concerns with all of our vehicles. When a safety-related defect is identified, we will be able to recall the vehicle and fix the problem at no cost to the affected customers. To work fast and efficiently. “
According to a statement from Hyundai, the Santa Fe Sport Recall Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) is due to an issue with “which may cause brake fluid to leak internally and cause power loss over time . “
The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said in documents posted on Tuesday, “An electrical short in the ABS module may increase the risk of a fire in the engine compartment.”
According to the documents, so far 18 engine compartments related to the issue have been set on fire.
Owners can bring their car to their Hyundai dealership for inspection and fuse replacement. If necessary, the entire ABS module will be replaced.
Hyundai recommends that the owners be recalled from outside and away from any nearby structures until they complete the process called back.
“Hyundai is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this condition,” the company said.
The Elantra, Kona and Veloster models are being recalled so Hyundai could address an issue with piston oil rings.
“These engines have been assembled using piston oil rings, which were manufactured by the supplier with incompatible nitride heat treatment,” Hyundai said in the statement. The issue may cause engine failure.
In limited instances, the NHTSA documents state, issues due to oil rings may increase the risk of engine fires.
According to the documents, issues with oil rings have resulted in five fires.
Hyundai stated that she was unaware of any injuries or accidents related to the recall of Allantra, Konas and Veloster.
“Owners will bring their vehicles to the nearest Hyundai dealership for engine inspection testing, and if necessary, an engine replacement,” Hyundai said, adding that there would be no cost to vehicle owners.
The owners of Hyundai, who were recalled, will receive a notification letter in June about the recall. Until then, owners can check their vehicle identification number (VIN) online on the recall page of Hyundai to see if their vehicle has been recalled.