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Hyundai recalls 2018 Santa Fe Sport due to possible engine fire – again

Hyundai is recalling 2018 Santa Fe Sport SUV Antilock Malfunction brake system The (ABS) module can cause a short circuit or engine fire while the vehicle is parked.

recall Includes 44,396 SUVs of the 2018 model year. Hyundai says a malfunctioning ABS module can cause a brief period of time that could lead to an engine compartment fire.The problem can occur when the vehicle is parked or in motion. , there are no specific activities to avoid to prevent problems.

Hyundai says it has documented four fires linked to the Santa Fe Sport in 2018, two of which involved previously refurbished vehicles. recall action. Two of the fires are from a group of vehicles that were not included in the original recall, which Hyundai “inadvertently excluded.”No crashes or injuries reported

Hyundai is working on a fix and says owners will be notified by December 26th. In the meantime, owners can continue to drive the Santa Fe Sport, but Hyundai says the vehicle must be parked outside the building. reimburse the owner for the costs incurred. repair process.

Santa Fe Sports recall February’s much bigger action This included almost 360,000 units. That recall includes the 2016-2018 Santa Fe, 2017-2018 Santa Fe Sport, 2019 Santa Fe XL, and 2014-2015 Tucson. Hyundai recalls 2018 Santa Fe Sport due to possible engine fire – again

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