Hyundai Sonata recalled once more for gasoline leak danger
Hyundai is recalling sure 2013-2014 Sonata mid-size sedans for a possible gasoline hose leak that may enhance the chance of a hearth, the NHTSA disclosed this week.
The 2013-2014 Sonata and 2013-2014 Kia Optima had beforehand been recalled for a gasoline hose that may crack prematurely and leak gasoline. The tape and zip-tie treatment for these earlier recollects did not stick. With the brand new recall, the gasoline line might be changed without charge to homeowners. With out the right repair, the leaking gasoline might are available in contact with a spark or ignition supply that might trigger a fireplace within the engine compartment.
The recall encompasses 215,171 Sonatas. Homeowners could scent gasoline on automobiles geared up with both the two.0-liter turbo-4 or 2.4-liter inline-4 engines. Hyundai reported 138 incidents previously two years of the defect, however the automaker stated there have been no identified crashes, fires, or accidents. Hybrid variations of each sedans from these mannequin years have been recalled for a separate hearth danger.
Hyundai and sister model Kia have issued a collection of recollects for elevated hearth danger for a wide range of causes, starting from a defective electrical socket (2011-2012 automobiles) to a brief circuit within the braking system (2006-2011 Elantras).
Homeowners might be notified by mail as early as July 5, and might be instructed to take their affected Sonata right into a supplier to have the gasoline feed line changed at no cost, no matter guarantee standing. Hyundai homeowners who paid for gasoline line repairs to deal with the leak might be reimbursed.
For more information, name contact Hyundai customer support at 1-855-371-9460 or go to the model’s recall web site.