176 – Clutch Actuator Oil Leak may cause Fire – 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V260
Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
Components HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 10,156

 

Clutch Actuator Oil Leak may cause Fire

An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid vehicles. The Hydraulic Clutch Actuator (HCA) inner oil seal may leak, allowing oil to accumulate in the cap area, possibly resulting in an electrical short.

 

Remedy

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the HCA caps for leaked oil and replace the HCA assembly if needed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 20, 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 176.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

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Chronology

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RMISC-18V260-6639.pdf

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Recall Acknowledgement

May 9, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V260-2054.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


 

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