Hyundai Recalls 270,000 Vehicles

Order Reprints

July 20, 2020—Hyundai is recalling vehicles that are equipped with tire inflator kits. When the inflator is plugged into the 12-volt power outlet, once commonly used as a cigarette lighter, a fire risk emerges. 

According to Consumer Reports, the outlets in some vehicles may not have been installed correctly, disabling a thermal fuse that protects against overheating. If yours was installed incorrectly and you were to unknowingly plug in your tire inflator, it could cause a fire. 

The models being recalled were manufactured between 2011 and 2012 and include the Accent, Elantra, Sonata Hybrid, and Veloster. 

Related Articles

Hyundai Recalls 180,000 Vehicles

Hyundai Recalls 600K Vehicles for Faulty Hood Latches, Warning Lights

Hyundai Recalls Some 25,000 EVs for Fire Risk

You must login or register in order to post a comment.