Hyundai Motor Company Australia is recalling 2540 examples of the Tucson SUV due to a manufacturing issue that may cause an electrical connection to the heater core to overheat.
This may result in a fire.
This recall affects previous, TL-generation Tucson models that were produced between 2017 and 2018, and are equipped with the 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine.
“Due to a manufacturing issue, the connector to the heater core may overheat due to a faulty electrical connection,” said the company in its recall notice.
“This may cause excess heat in the connection. If this occurs it may result in a vehicle fire”
- A total of 2540 vehicles are affected
- The VIN list is attached here
- The original recall notice is attached here
If you own an affected vehicle, you’ll be contacted by Hyundai Motor Company Australia and asked to contact an authorised Hyundai dealership to book in a free inspection and fix.
If you have any further questions you can call the Hyundai Customer Centre on 1800 186 306.