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|Hyundai Motor America
|ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION
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|End date of manufacturing
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|Hyundai motor america (hyundai) is recalling certain 2019-2020 kona electric and 2020 ioniq electric vehicles. The lithium-ion (li-ion) battery may short-circuit.
|An electrical short in the li-ion battery increases the risk of a fire.
|Hyundai will notify owners, and as an interim action, owners have the option to follow provided instructions to perform a battery update through the vehicle's infotainment system or request a hyundai dealer to provide the update. Once parts are available, dealers will replace the battery system assembly (bsa). Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owners are advised to park their vehicles outside and away from structures until the interim repair is complete. The recall is expected to begin april 30, 2021. Owners may contact hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 200.
|Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).