August 03, 2023: Hyundai Motor and Kia have issued a recall for over 91,000 newer vehicles in the United States due to potential fire risks associated with the oil pump assembly. The recall covers several models, including Hyundai’s 2023-2024 Palisade, Tucson, Sonata, Elantra, and Kona vehicles, as well as Kia’s 2023 Soul, Sportage, and 2023-2024 Seltos vehicles.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) can be reached at 1-888-327-4236 for more recall information.
Hyundai and Kia’s owners must heed the recall notice and take the necessary precautions to ensure their safety and prevent potential fire incidents. As dealers work to inspect and replace the oil pump controllers, prompt action by the owners is crucial in mitigating any risks associated with the recall.