— Hyundai is recalling more than 95,000 SUVs and sedans over an engine fire risk. The recall involves certain 2017 Tucson and 2017 Sonata Hybrids that contain the 2-liter GDI engine. The automaker said premature wear on an engine part in the affected vehicles could cause these cars or SUVs to stall or even catch fire.
Which Hyundai cars are catching fire?
This latest recall includes the 2013–2015 Santa Fe Sport and 2019–2019 Elantra, along with some Kona and Veloster models. Two new Hyundai recalls include models such as the 2013–2015 Santa Fe Sport and the 2019–2020 Elantra.
Which Hyundai engines have problems?
Hyundai is recalling 125,840 Elantra sedans, Kona SUVs, and Veloster sporty cars with a 2.0-liter engine to address a potential issue with the piston rings. These cars from the 2019 to 2021 model years use engines that may have been assembled with inconsistently heat-treated piston oil rings.
Which Hyundai engines are being recalled?
Those investigations eventually led to recalls for the 2013–2016 Hyundai Veloster, 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe, 2011–2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid with 2.0-liter engines. Customers will receive notices from Hyundai to have their vehicles inspected by a dealer.
Why are Hyundai engines failing?
In December 2018, Hyundai/Kia launched a safety campaign involving more than 218,000 vehicles covered by the 2015 and 2017 recalls that received the engine replacement repair because the high-pressure fuel pipe may have been damaged or improperly installed, allowing fuel leaks that could lead to fires.
Do Hyundai engines catch fire?
Millions of Hyundai and Kia vehicles run the risk of sudden engine fires and failures — and drivers say recalls have done little to address the safety issues.
Why are Hyundai engines catching fire?
Hyundai is recalling more than 390,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada for two problems that can cause engine fires. … Brake fluid can leak into the anti-lock brake computer, causing an electrical short that can lead to fires.
Do Hyundai engines last long?
Hyundai engines typically last up to 300,000 miles on average. If you drive an average 15,000 miles yearly, that equates to up to 20 years of engine life! One Hyundai owner reported that their engine went over 400,000 miles before needing serious repairs.
Is there a recall on Hyundai Sonata engines?
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Santa Fe and Sonata vehicles equipped with 2.5L turbocharged engines. Fuel may leak at the pipe connection between the high-pressure fuel pump and fuel rail. A fuel leak increases the risk of a fire.
Why does Hyundai have a bad reputation?
Serious manufacturing issues caused Hyundai and sister company Kia to recall over 2.4 million vehicles between ’15-’19. Engine failures and potential fires were the biggest problems addressed, apparently caused by faulty engine control software.
What engines do Hyundai use?
List of Hyundai engines
- Straight-3. Epsilon ε – 0.8 L. Kappa κ – 1.0 L.
- Straight-4. Epsilon ε – 1.0/1.1 L. Kappa κ – 1.2/1.25/1.4/1.6 L. Alpha α – 1.3/1.4/1.5/1.6 L. Gamma γ – 1.4/1.6 L. …
- V6. Delta Δ – 2.0/2.5/2.7 L. Mu μ – 2.7 L. Sigma Σ – 3.0/3.5 L. Lambda Λ – 3.0/3.3/3.5/3.8 L.
- V8. Omega Ω – 4.5 L. Tau τ – 4.6/5.0 L.
Which Kia and Hyundai engines have problems?
Hyundai and Kia Canada issued important recalls and “Product Improvement Campaigns” covering 2011-2019 models with four-cylinder 2L and 2.4L turbocharged and non-turbo engines.
|Model Years (Inclusive)||Vehicle||Engine|
|2015-2016, 2019||Hyundai Veloster||1.6L & 2T|
|2010-2011||Kia Forte||2.4L Theta II engine|