Hyundai and Kia vehicle recall: What models are affected and could suddenly catch fire?
Millions of car owners have been told to leave their vehicles parked outside due to the risk of fire, adding to a long line of problems.
Two huge car companies are having to recall more than 3 million cars due to risks of engine fires. Internal brake fluid leaks are the problem, potnetially causing an electrical short that could result in fire. No one has yet been injured or hurt.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said owners should follow the advice and park vehicles outside until repairs are complete.
Both companies reported at least 51 fires related to the recall. Kia America’s recall covers 1.73 million units while Hyundai is another 1.64 million; 3.37 million as a combined total. They are part of the Hyundai Motor Group and engineering and parts is often shared.
This isn’t the first time these manufacturers have had recall problems. Hundreds of thousands of vehicles were recalled in both 2022 and 2021 due to problems with electrical circuits, once again causing fires.
All of the cars that are being recalled
All these vehicles were made between 2011 through 2015.
All these vehicles were made between 2010 through 2017.
The recall will be taking place in November.