The National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced a Hyundai recall of 150,000 2013 to 2015 Santa Fe models for fire risk, caused by a defective part. This recall is the latest in a series of Hyundai and Kia vehicle recalls by the NHTSA for fire related safety issues. The problem has caused 18 fire related incidences though there have been no serious injuries.
The NHTSA is advising that owners of these vehicles park way from structures until their vehicle has been repaired for this issue. An electrical short caused by brake fluid that can potentially leak into the anti-lock brake computer, is the issue that can lead to fires. Owners of the Hyundai Sante Fe models impacted by this recall will be notified sometime in June.
Some of these Hyundai Santa Fe vehicles have been recalled before. According to a statement issued by the company, The fix involved dealer replacement of a a fuse and in certain cases, the computer as well. “Hyundai is conducting this new recall to ensure the safety of its customers,”
If you are the owner of a Hyundai Santa Fe, you can visit NHTSA.gov
to check your vin number. Or call our Lemon Law Office today for a free consultation. if you have had numerous repairs on your 2017-2021 Hyundai Santa Fe or fill out the form and we will get back to you.