Hyundai is recalling extra than 53,000 newer motor vehicles for a unexpected decline of ability underneath selected problems, the NHTSA disclosed Monday.
In motor vehicles outfitted with Hyundai’s 8-velocity twin-clutch automatic transmission, the substantial-tension electric powered oil pump can bring about a computer software mistake saying it has unsuccessful. In this ailment, the cars and trucks enter a “are unsuccessful-safe” method that impedes electrical power fro 20-30 seconds ahead of absolutely shutting motive power down for the reason that the transmission clutches disengage from the push gears.
Before or as it is taking place, drivers might see a number of warning lights in the gauge cluster, in addition to a warning message.
The situation was very first directed in the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz, but N versions with the 8-speed DCT and a couple of other versions that use it are also staying recalled. These products include the 2021-2022 Hyundai Santa Fe, 2021-2022 Hyundai Sonata, 2022 Hyundai Elantra N, 2021-2022 Hyundai Veloster N, and 2022 Hyundai Kona N.
Hyundai has verified 229 incidents from June 1 to Sept. 26 that are attributable to the mistake.
Proprietors can assume notification by mail of the recall as early as Dec. 5. They are going to be instructed to deliver the afflicted automobiles in for an inspection. The transmission will be reprogrammed—but if that won’t heal it, the car’s transmission will be replaced at no demand to homeowners, no matter of the warranty. Any out-of-pocket fees incurred by owners prior to the remember are subject to reimbursement.
For much more facts, contact Hyundai shopper services at 1-855-371-9460 or stop by Hyundai’s recall web site.