Hyundai, Kia Recall over 120,000 Vehicles for Transmission Problem


2022 Hyundai Santa FeHyundai and Kia have recalled greater than 120,000 autos complete from eight fashions due to a transmission drawback that may go away drivers stranded.

The affected fashions embody:

The 2 firms share an proprietor (Hyundai Motor Group) and use many elements in widespread. This time, the issue is that the circuit boards used within the transmission oil pump might not have been soldered accurately. If a free part detaches, the automobile enters a fail-safe mode that shuts the transmission right down to keep away from additional injury.

When fail-safe mode begins, drivers hear a warning chime and see a message to “cease safely instantly.” They then, the businesses inform authorities security regulators, could have “roughly 20-30 seconds of unimpeded motive energy” to tug over safely earlier than their transmission disengages.

Sellers will examine the vehicles and exchange all the transmission if obligatory. Sellers will give each recalled automobile up to date software program with “correct fail-safe driving functionality.”

Recall repairs are all the time free. Homeowners who’ve paid to have a associated drawback fastened earlier than the recall marketing campaign could also be eligible for reimbursement.

Many vehicles are recalled, typically greater than as soon as, throughout their lifespan. Automakers attempt to contact each proprietor however don’t all the time attain all of them. Discover out whether or not your automobile has any excellent remembers with the straightforward VIN software at our recall middle.


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