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    VIDEO: IF YOU MISSED IT - PALISADE & TELLURIDE Fire Risk

    I did a segment on the Fox News in Houston Monday morning on this recall and you can see it here:

     

    Hyundai

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V633000
    • Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
    • Components TRAILER HITCHES
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 245,030

    Summary

    Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling 2020-2022 Palisade vehicles potentially equipped with a tow hitch harness installed as original equipment, or purchased as an accessory through a Hyundai dealership. Debris and moisture accumulation on the tow hitch harness module printed circuit board (PCB) may cause an electrical short, which can result in a fire.

    Remedy

    Owners are advised to park outside and away from structures until the recall repair is complete. As an interim repair, dealers will inspect the tow hitch module and remove the fuse, as necessary, free of charge. The final remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to mailed October 17, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 235.

    Notes

    Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

    Defect Notice 573 Report RCLRPT-22V633-4843.PDF

    Kia

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V626000
    • Manufacturer Kia America, Inc.
    • Components TRAILER HITCHES
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 36,417

    Summary

    Kia America, Inc. (Kia) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Telluride vehicles potentially equipped with a Genuine Kia 4-pin tow hitch harness installed as original equipment, or purchased as an accessory through a Kia dealership. Debris and moisture accumulation on the tow hitch harness module printed circuit board (PCB) may cause an electrical short, which can result in a fire.

    Remedy

    Owners are advised to park outside and away from structures until the recall repair is complete. The remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 14, 2022. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC247.

    Notes

    Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

    Defect Notice 573 Report RCLRPT-22V626-4406.PDF