Hyundai Motor America and Kia America are recommending that homeowners of sure 2020-2022 Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride automobiles park their automobiles exterior and away from properties and different constructions till their automobiles are repaired as a result of they’re canceled as a result of hearth hazard.
As well as, as of as we speak’s submitting, a federal cease sale is being issued for unsold automobiles at sellers and car processing facilities.
245,030 2020-2022 Hyundai Palisade (NHTSA ID: 22V-633) and 36,417 2020-2022 Kia Telluride (NHTSA ID: 22V-626) automobiles are being recalled. An aftermarket towbar can enter the harness module and trigger a brief circuit. In some instances, a shorted electrical wire may cause a car hearth whereas driving or when parked and shut off.
There aren’t any confirmed fires, accidents, or accidents related to this situation in the USA.
Through the interim restore, Hyundai sellers will test the towbar module and take away the fuse if obligatory. Intermediate repairs are usually not accessible for Kia automobiles.
A recall restore is being developed. As soon as the repairs have been accomplished, all homeowners of automobiles with potential harm to the trailer hitch cables might be notified by mail with directions to carry their automobiles to a Hyundai or Kia seller.
Automobile homeowners can go to NHTSA.gov/recollects and enter their 17-digit Automobile Identification Quantity to see if their car is topic to a recall. House owners can even obtain NHTSA’s SaferCar app for Apple or Android. Enter your car, tires, automobile seat, or different car tools and the app will notify you if it is canceled.