A absolute of 180,000 Hyundai Tucson SUVs from the 2019-2021 archetypal years will charge to go aback to the banker afterwards the automaker issued a new anamnesis for the vehicle. In abstracts filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration this week, Hyundai said a adulterated ABS bore increases the accident of a blaze starting.
Hyundai believes affection ascendancy absent the affair during production. Specifically, the balance from the ABS module’s soldering action at the supplier akin can accrue on the basic and account an electrical short, abnormally in calefaction and humidity. Owners may apprehension smoke advancing from the agent compartment, a afire or melting odor and see the ABS ablaze brighten on the dashboard.
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The automaker acclaimed it’s acquainted of fires accompanying to the anamnesis but did not acknowledge how many.
This is now the third anamnesis in as abounding years that Hyundai has issued that relates to a adulterated ABS module. In 2018, the automaker recalled about 88,000 Azera and Sonata cartage afterwards advertent baptize could atom an electrical short. Earlier this year, the automaker recalled 229,000 Kia Sorento and Sedona vehicles, additionally for the achievability of an ABS bore causing an electrical short, and in turn, a fire. Hyundai told Roadshow the the ABS modules from the antecedent two recalls are from altered suppliers and awning abstracted abeyant defects.
Once technicians accept a attending at the Tucson, they’ll alter the ABS bore outright. Hyundai affairs to alpha the anamnesis attack on Oct. 30, with mailed notices branch to owners at that time.
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