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Hyundai, Kia recall 591,000 autos for doable brake points that would result in hearth – Information by Automobilnews.eu

Hyundai, Kia recall 591,000 autos for doable brake points that would result in hearth


Hyundai and Kia will recall greater than 591,000 sedans and crossovers for a defective anti-lock braking system that may trigger {an electrical} brief, which can result in a hearth, the automakers reported to federal security officers final month.

Hyundai introduced it’s going to recall 151,205 2013-2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport crossovers and Kia introduced it’s going to recall 283,803 2013-2015 Kia Optima sedans and 156,567 2013-2015 Kia Sorento crossovers. The affected autos had been made between June 2013 and Could 2015 at Kia’s manufacturing plant in Georgia.

At situation is a hydraulic valve inside the automobiles’ anti-lock braking methods (ABS) that may leak brake fluid and trigger {an electrical} brief inside the system, which will increase the danger of a hearth inside the engine compartment. Kia and Hyundai mentioned they’re conscious of 23 engine fires which can be associated to the problem however didn’t report any accidents.

Each automakers mentioned faulty methods can warn drivers with illuminated ABS lights, test engine lights, odors of burning or melted plastics, or smoke from the engine compartment.

Kia and Hyundai mentioned they are going to notify affected homeowners to carry their automobiles into dealerships starting in October. There, sellers will examine the autos and change faulty ABS modules without cost. To see in case your automobile is affected, go to the NHTSA’s recall web site or name Hyundai’s customer support at 855-371-9460 or Kia’s customer support line at 800-333-4542.

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Hyundai, Kia recall 591,000 autos for doable brake points that would result in hearth – Information by Automobilnews.eu
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