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Hyundai Recalls 95,000 Genesis Sedans, G80 for Possible Fire Risk

  • Hyundai has issued a recall for 94,646 of its sedans, including the 2015–2016 Hyundai Genesis sedan and the 2017–2020 Genesis G80.
  • The sedans have been recalled due to the risk of a short circuit in the ABS module leading to a fire. Hyundai said in its filing with NHTSA that no resulting crashes or injuries have been reported. To date there have been two related vehicle fires in the U.S. and none in other countries.
  • Hyundai will begin notifying owners of the recall in early May. Until then, the automaker recommends the cars be parked outside and away from buildings.

    Hyundai has issued a recall for 94,646 of its sedans due to the risk of a fire starting from the anti-lock-brake (ABS) system module. The recall includes the 2015–2016 Hyundai Genesis sedan as well as the 2017–2020 Genesis G80.

    According to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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