Hyundai is recalling in excess of 390,000 vehicles in the US and Canada for two issues that can cause engine fires. In one review, proprietors are being advised to park their vehicles outside until fixes are made.
The biggest review covers in excess of 203,000 Santa Fe Sport SUVs from 2013 through 2015. Some are being reviewed a subsequent time. Brake liquid can spill into the automated stopping device computer, causing an electrical short that can prompt fires. Proprietors should park outside and away from structures until the issue is fixed, as per documents posted Tuesday by the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Dealers will supplant a wire and supplant the computer if vital. Proprietors will be told in June.
The brake computer issue has caused 18 fires in the US, however no wounds, as per documents.
Hyundai says the review “upgrades the cure” from one gave in September of 2020. The company says it continued researching after the September review and found that supplanting the breaker would lessen the safety hazard. “Hyundai is directing this new review to guarantee the safety of its clients,” the company said in an articulation.
The other review covers almost 187,000 2019 and 2020 Elantras, and 2019 through 2021 Konas and Velosters. All have 2-liter engines.
The cylinder rings might not have been as expected warmth treated, which can cause engine harm, oil holes and potential fires. Hyundai says the rings can be excessively hard and can be chipped, scraping the engine cylinder. The cylinder issue has caused five fires yet no wounds, as indicated by documents.
Dealers will assess and supplant the engine if essential. They’ll likewise introduce cylinder clamor detecting software. Proprietors will be informed in late June.