Hyundai points stop-sale and recall for automobiles with 8-speed DCT

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Hyundai has issued a recall on sure automobiles outfitted with the automaker’s 8-speed dual-clutch automated transmission.

A problem with the transmission may cause the automobile to enter a fail-safe mode, after which energy is decreased for about 30 seconds after which utterly shuts down, which might result in a crash. Drivers might discover warning lights within the gauge cluster, along with a warning message, previous to the automobile getting into the fail-safe mode. Hyundai stated it’s conscious of 229 instances the place the problem flared up between Jun. 1 and Sept. 26.

The recall impacts a complete 53,142 automobiles within the U.S. and covers the next fashions:

2021-2022 Santa Fe
2021-2022 Sonata
2021-2022 Veloster N
2022 Santa Cruz
2022 Elantra N
2022 Kona N

Sellers have additionally been requested to cease promoting the affected fashions till a treatment is carried out. The treatment requires sellers to replace the transmission management software program, and in some instances change the transmission.

The service can be supplied freed from cost, with proprietor notification letters anticipated to be mailed out on Dec. 5. Anybody searching for additional data can contact Hyundai at 1-855-371-9460 or the NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236 (reference recall marketing campaign quantity 22V746000).

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