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Fire Hazard Leads to Recall of 88,000 Hyundai Vehicles

Hyundai has issued a recall for 88,000 Azera and Sonata vehicles after determining that the vehicles are prone to a fire hazard caused by a manufacturing defect.

Details of the Hyundai Fire Recall

According to CNET, water can enter into the vehicles’ anti-lock brake module, causing an electrical short circuit and possibly cause a fire. A fire may even occur when the vehicle is not running.

The planned fix for the short will consist of dealers installing a relay in the vehicles’ main fuse panel which will eliminate the possibility of the ABS module shorting while the vehicles are off. Hyundai will offer the repair at no cost to customers, but it is unclear if this will resolve shorts that occur when the vehicles are on.

Affected owners can expect the recall to begin around February 23.

Vehicles Affected by the Recall

The recall affects the following vehicles:

  • 2006-2011 Hyundai Azeras
  • 2006 Hyundai Sonatas

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