2019 Hyundai Kona EV Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    20V630000
    Recall Date
    10/13/2020
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY
    Summary

    Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Kona Electric vehicles. The lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery may short-circuit.

    Consequence

    An electrical short in the Li-ion battery increases the risk of a fire.

    What Owners Should Do

    Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will update the Battery Management System (BMS) software and inspect the Li-ion battery, replacing it if necessary, free of charge. Owners are advised to park their vehicles outside and away from structures until the repair is complete. The recall began November 13, 2020. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 196.

  • Recall Number
    20V748000
    Recall Date
    12/01/2020
    Component
    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:ELECTRIC:CONTROL MODULE:SOFTWARE
    Summary

    Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Nexo Fuel Cell and 2019-2021 Kona Electric vehicles. The Integrated Electronic Brake (IEB) system may detect an abnormal sensor signal and as a result, may significantly reduce braking performance.

    Consequence

    Reduced braking power could lengthen the distance required to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will update the IEB software, free of charge. The recall began January 25, 2021. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 199.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.

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