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Hyundai Issues Recall, Engine Software Update

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Jan. 17, 2019—Hyundai has issued a recall and engine software update for certain Sonata and Santa Fe  Sport vehicles. 

The OEM has issued a subsequent recall to inspect the fuel tube installation of approximately 100,000 2011-2014 Hyundai Sonata and 2013-2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vehicles whose engines were replaced under the previous two recalls.

The recall is being conducted to inspect and confirm proper reinstallation of the fuel tube to the high-pressure fuel pump.

In addition, Hyundai has developed a new engine monitoring technology called a knock sensor detection system. The technology uses software innovations and leverages existing engine sensors to continuously monitor for symptoms that may precede an engine failure. 

For more information on the new technology, go here.

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