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Hyundai Sonata recalls again due to risk of fuel leaks

Hyundai is recalling certain 2013-2014 Sonata medium-sized sedan NHTSA disclosed this week about the possibility of fuel hose leaks that could increase the risk of fire.

2013-2014 Sonata and 2013-2014 Kia Optima Previously, fuel hoses that could crack prematurely and leak fuel were recalled. The tape and zip tie remedies for those previous recalls did not stick. With the new recall, the fuel line will be replaced by the owner free of charge. Without proper correction, leaked fuel can come into contact with sparks and sources of ignition and cause a fire in the engine compartment.

The recall includes 215,171 sonatas. Owners may smell the fuel of vehicles equipped with a 2.0-liter turbo 4 or 2.4-liter in-line 4 engine. Hyundai Motor has reported 138 accidents in the last two years, but the automaker said there were no known collisions, fires or injuries.Hybrid versions of both sedans from those model years Recall due to another fire risk..

Hyundai and its sister brand Kia have issued a series of recalls due to increased fire risk for a variety of reasons. Broken electrical socket From (2011-2012 vehicle) Brake system short circuit (2006-2011 Elantras).

Owners will be notified by email as early as July 5th, instructing them to bring the affected Sonatas to the dealer and replace the fuel supply line free of charge, regardless of warranty status. Modern owners who have paid for fuel line repairs to deal with leaks will be refunded.

For more information, please call Hyundai Customer Service (1-855-371-9460) or visit the following website: Brand recall website.. Hyundai Sonata recalls again due to risk of fuel leaks

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