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570,000 Kias, Hyundais recalled due to fire risk. What to do if you own one

Vehicles should be parked away from homes even if they are turned off because they could experience an electrical short that could start a fire, US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said

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By Keith Laing

Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Corp. recalled more than 570,000 cars they say are at risk of catching fire.
 
The vehicles should be parked outside and away from homes even if they are turned off because they could experience an electrical short that could start a fire, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. 

The agency said drivers should contact their local Hyundai or Kia dealership to schedule a free repair. 

NHTSA said the recall stems from its monitoring of a prior Hyundai problem related to tow hitch harness fires. That issue led to 245,000 cars

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First Published: Mar 24 2023 | 10:31 PM IST

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