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Kia Motors America and Hyundai Motor America advocate that homeowners of choose mannequin 12 months 2014-2016 Kia Sportage, 2016-2018 Kia K900 and 2016-2018 Hyundai Santa Fe automobiles park their car outdoor and away from different automobiles or constructions on account of a danger of fireside, even when the car is turned off.

Kia and Hyundai have recognized an growing danger of an engine compartment hearth. Though the trigger stays unknown, the producers imagine {an electrical} element within the anti-lock brake system could expertise an inner electrical quick circuit that might enhance the danger of fireside each whereas the car is being pushed or parked.

The Kia recall discover is obtainable right here, and the Hyundai recall discover is obtainable right here. 

Kia and Hyundai will notify homeowners by mail with directions to deliver their automobiles to a Kia or Hyundai vendor for a free restore. Sellers will set up a fuse designed to mitigate the danger of fireside.

Car homeowners can go to NHTSA.gov/Recollects or name NHTSA’s Car Security Hotline at 888-327-4236 and enter their 17-digit car identification quantity to see if their car is beneath recall. Whether it is, the proprietor ought to park their car outdoor till the recall restore is accomplished. Homeowners may additionally contact Kia customer support at (800) 333-4542.

NHTSA encourages everybody to obtain its SaferCar App to remain knowledgeable on present recollects.

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