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  • Hyundai, Kia Recall 281,000 SUVs for Fire Risk, Issue Park Outside Warning

    Hyundai, Kia Recall 281,000 SUVs for Fire Risk, Issue Park Outside Warning

    NHTSA says the “stop sale” is being issued as of today's filing, in accordance with federal regulations, for affected unsold vehicles at dealers and vehicle processing centers. 

    The NHTSA says there are no confirmed fires, crashes or injuries related to this condition in the U.S.

    Automakers are still working on a permanent repair. In the meantime,  Hyundai dealers will inspect the tow hitch module and remove the fuse, as necessary. Unfortunately, there's no interim repair for Kia vehicles.

    When a repair is available, all owners of vehicles potentially equipped with affected trailer hitch wiring harnesses will be notified by mail with instructions to bring their vehicles to a Hyundai or Kia dealer. 

    Vehicle owners can visit NHTSA.gov/recalls and enter their 17-digit vehicle identification number to see if their vehicle is under recall. Owners can also download NHTSA’s SaferCar app for Apple or Android. Enter the vehicle, tires, car seat, or other vehicle equipment, and the app will push a notification if a recall is issued.

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