An electrical short within the ABS Module may cause an engine compartment fire, even when the car is turned off, increasing the risk of an injury.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V026000
Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 87,854
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2006-2011 Hyundai Azera and 2006 Hyundai Sonata vehicles. Water may enter the Anti-lock Brake (ABS) Module and result in an electrical short .
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will install a relay in the vehicle’s main junction box to prevent the risk of an ABS short-circuit while the car is turned off, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 23, 2018. Owners may call Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 172.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.