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Hyundai and Kia recall more than 500,000 vehicles as fire risk spreads



Hyundai and Kia recall more than 500,000 vehicles as fire risk spreads


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WEBVTT THIS IS THE FINAL SECTION OF OUR WESH FIRE INVESTIGATION REPORTS ON KIA AND HYUNDAI FIRES. As GREG FOX explains, today's inspection could reveal essential information about these fires. >> IT IS BACK TO THE HOSPITAL, SHE SHOULD BE SET TO OXYGEN. It had a crisis two days ago, and all because that fire broke out. GREG: GINA TYCKOSON HAS BEEN DISCOVERED TALKING ABOUT HER MOTHER, JUST AS FIRE EXPERTS FROM HIS OWNERSHIP INSURANCE COMPANY AND KIA, HAD STARTED TO CONSIDER THE HOME AND VEHICLE 2009 OF A CAUSE. WESH 2 SURVEY TALKED WITH BETTY DAVIS LAST WEEK, IT WAS RECOVERED FROM THE BLANZ OF JANUARY 16 FROM HIS LITTLE RUN, BUT LOST HIS DOG AND 3 CATS. As much as we can, you know. BUT YOU CAN NOT REPLACE MY ANIMALS. GREG: THAT IS BACK NOW IN INTENSIVE CARE, WHICH HE COULD BREATHE HIS OWN, AND HIS FAMILY WANTS TO RESPOND TO THIS INSPECTION. They hope that this inspection cancels what the investigators of the Fire Marshall office think, that the fire started in the car. THESE FIRE INSPECTIONS MAY PROVIDE ESSENTIAL INFORMATION IN THE ONGOING SURVEY ON NON-ACCIDENTAL FIRES OF KIA AND HYUNDAI VEHICLES. THIS IS A SPORT AND IS PART OF A CURRENT OR PAST RECALL OF ENGINE FAILURE OR FIRE HAZARD. AS REPRESENTATIVE KIA declined to talk to WESH 2, a spokesperson for the group told him: "If a security defect is detected, KIA informs NHTSA within five days and proceeds to a voluntary withdrawal. " THE KMA WORKS DIRECTLY WITH CUSTOMERS AND IF A FIRE IS DETERMINED AS A RESULT OF A MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY ISSUE, KMA WILL WORK WITH CUSTOMERS TO REDUCE ANY EXPENSES OR EXPENSES THEY MAY COMMIT. >> The main thing next to my mother to get healthy and be restored, is who is responsible, what to repair, then no one should go further

Hyundai and Kia recall more than 500,000 vehicles as fire risk spreads

Hyundai and Kia recall more than half a million vehicles in the United States due to new problems likely to cause engine fires. Documents released Thursday by the government show Korean builders add three recalls after news reporting fires across the country. covers nearly 379,000 Kia Soul SUVs from 2012 to 2016 with 1.6-liter engines. Abnormal combustion can break the connecting rods and pierce the engine block. This can cause oil leaks and fires. In addition, Hyundai and Kia recall 152,000 Tuscon SUVs from 2011 to 2013 and Sportage from 2011 to 2012 in order to repair an engine oil sump leak that could also cause fires.US Safety regulators have been investigating Hyundai and Kia engine failures since May 2016.

Hyundai and Kia recall more than half a million vehicles in the United States because of new problems that could lead to engine fires.

Documents released Thursday by the government show that Korean builders are adding three recalls after reports of fires across the country.

The most important reminder concerns nearly 379,000 Kia Soul SUVs from 2012 to 2016 with 1.6-liter engines. Abnormal combustion can break the connecting rods and pierce the engine block. This can cause oil leaks and fires.

In addition, Hyundai and Kia recall 152,000 Tuscon SUVs from 2011 to 2013 and Sportage from 2011 to 2012 in order to repair a leak in the engine oil sump that could also cause a fire.

US security authorities have been investigating Hyundai and Kia engine failures since May 2016.

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