Hyundai is recalling particular 2013-2014 Sonata mid-dimensions sedans for a potential fuel hose leak that can raise the chance of a hearth, the NHTSA disclosed this 7 days.
The 2013-2014 Sonata and 2013-2014 Kia Optima experienced earlier been recalled for a fuel hose that can crack prematurely and leak gas. The tape and zip-tie cure for those before recollects did not stick. With the new remember, the gasoline line will be changed at no price to homeowners. Without the need of the appropriate repair, the leaking fuel could come in make contact with with a spark or ignition resource that could cause a hearth in the engine compartment.
The remember encompasses 215,171 Sonatas. Entrepreneurs might smell fuel on automobiles equipped with both the 2.-liter turbo-4 or 2.4-liter inline-4 engines. Hyundai described 138 incidents in the past two a long time of the defect, but the automaker reported there had been no recognized crashes, fires, or injuries. Hybrid variations of equally sedans from these model several years ended up recalled for a separate fire danger.
Hyundai and sister manufacturer Kia have issued a series of recollects for increased fire chance for a wide range of explanations, ranging from a faulty electrical socket (2011-2012 automobiles) to a short circuit in the braking process (2006-2011 Elantras).
Homeowners will be notified by mail as early as July 5, and will be instructed to choose their influenced Sonata into a supplier to have the gas feed line changed at no cost, no matter of guarantee position. Hyundai homeowners who paid for gasoline line repairs to deal with the leak will be reimbursed.
For more information, phone get hold of Hyundai buyer support at 1-855-371-9460 or pay a visit to the brand’s recall site.