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Hyundai Warns Owners to Park Outside, Recalls 180,000 SUVs

DETROIT — For the second time this month, Hyundai is telling some SUV owners to park outdoors because an electrical short in a computer could cause vehicles to catch fire. The Korean automaker is recalling about 180,000 Tucson SUVs in …

Hyundai, Kia Recall Vehicles For Leaks That Can Cause Fires

DETROIT — Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia are recalling over 591,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix a brake fluid leak that could cause engine fires. The recalls cover more than 440,000 Kia Optima midsize sedans from 2013 through 2015 …

Hyundai Joins Kia in Another Recall to Prevent Engine Fires

DETROIT — Hyundai is joining affiliated automaker Kia in yet another U.S. recall for problems that could cause engine fires. Hyundai said Wednesday that it’s recalling nearly 207,000 Sonata midsize cars from 2013 and 2014 because a hose that connects …

Kia, Hyundai Increase Engine Fire Recalls in U.S.

Kia Motors Corp and affiliate Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday they are recalling around 534,000 additional U.S. vehicles at risk of engine fires. Kia said it is recalling 378,000 2012-2016 Kia Soul vehicles over engine damage and fire risks, …

Jeep Grand Cherokee Cleared in Fire Probe

A U.S. safety agency has cleared the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee after an investigation into possible engine fires. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began investigating 107,000 of the SUVs in July after getting complaints about power steering hoses coming …

Feds Probe Jeep, Ram Models for Safety Problems

Federal safety regulators are investigating complaints that rear wheels can lock up on Ram pickup trucks and the engines can catch fire on Jeep Grand Cherokees. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it’s gotten a dozen complaints from owners …