Safety Ratings

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Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 18V166000
Mfg's Report Date: MAR 11, 2018
Component: HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2840


Summary:
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with a Voltage Protection Device (VPD), designed to protect the high voltage battery module, that may activate inadvertently.

Consequence:
If the VPD activates while the vehicle is being operated in Electric Vehicle (EV) mode, there may be a loss of power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will remove the VPD switch and install a new Battery Management System (BMS) that contains an Overvoltage Protection Device (OPD). The recall is expected to begin May 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 175.

Dates of Manufacture:
JUL 30, 2015 to AUG 30, 2017

Manufacturer Recall Number:
175

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