Hyundai SUVs recalled to fix fuel hose issue

Some older Hyundai ix35/Santa Fe SUVs recalled

2010 hyundai santa fe

A recall of some older Hyundai ix35 and Santa Fe SUVs has been initiated after a possible fuel hose issue was identified.

The recall affects LM series Hyundai ix35 vehicles from model year 2011 and 2012, and CM series Santa Fe SUVs from model year 2012.

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All the affected vehicles were sold in Australia between the 31st of August 2011 and the 1st of November 2011 and the recall is being overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

Is your Hyundai involved in the recall? Check your VIN here.

The recall notice advises that the recalled vehicle could have a manufacturing defect in the fuel feed hose assembly that could result in a fuel leakage.

What are the hazards?

Fuel leakage has potential to start a fire in the engine compartment.

What should owners do?

Hyundai Australia will write to individual owners requesting them to make arrangement with their nearest dealer to inspect and rectify the vehicles, free of charge.

Further info is available from Hyundai Customer Care Centre on 1800 186 306 and the Hyundai Australia website.

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