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Hyundai Motor America Announces Recall of Over 1.6 Million Vehicles Due to Safety Defect

Houston, Texas – Hyundai Motor America has recalled over 1.6 million vehicles because of an issue with the anti-lock brake system (ABS) module. The recall comes in response to certain model Hyundais experiencing engine compartment fires.

The defective ABS module has resulted in an internal brake fluid leak that may cause an electrical short circuit in the affected vehicles. This short circuit poses a serious risk of igniting an engine compartment fire when the vehicles are parked or operating. Such fires can result in accidents that may lead to injury or death.

Vehicles affected by the defective ABS module include:

  • 2011-2015 Elantra, Genesis Coupe, and Sonata Hybrid
  • 2012-2015 Accent, Azera, and Veloster
  • 2013-2015 Elantra Coupe and Santa Fe
  • 2014-2015 Equus
  • 2010-2012 Veracruz
  • 2010-2013 Tucson
  • 2015 Tucson Fuel Cell
  • 2013 Santa Fe Sport

Owners of these vehicles are urged to take immediate action to address this safety concern.

If you or a family member have been injured or suffered any damages in an accident involving a Hyundai vehicle, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. The Ammons Law Firm can help you. Our experienced team of auto defect lawyers has the resources and training needed to hold Hyundai responsible for your injuries.

Contact the Ammons Law Firm today for a free case consultation and review.


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