Hyundai Motor and its sibling company, Kia, have announced a recall of more than 91,000 vehicles in the United States due to potential fire risks.
Hyundai Motor Recall Details
The recall will affect a total of 52,008 Hyundai Motor vehicles in the U.S. The affected models include the 2023 Elantra, Sonata, Tucson, Kona, as well as the 2023-2024 Palisade, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Kia Recall Details
Additionally, Kia will recall approximately 39,765 vehicles in the U.S. The affected models are the 2023 Soul and Sportage, as well as the 2023-2024 Seltos, as stated by the U.S. federal auto safety regulator.
Reason for Recall
The NHTSA explained that the "Idle Stop and Go" oil pump in these vehicles could potentially contain damaged electrical components, leading to possible overheating issues.
Next Steps for Vehicle Owners
The recall is set to commence in late September. Car owners are advised to have their vehicles inspected and, if necessary, have the oil pump replaced. This service will be provided at no charge.
For more information on this recall, please contact Hyundai or Kia directly.