2015 Hyundai Sonata Recalled for Wiring Harness Issue

2015 Hyundai Sonata Recalled for Wiring Harness Issue

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata has barely arrived in showrooms is already been recalled.

The affected vehicles were manufactured from May 2, 2014 through May 23, 2014 and according to the Korean automaker, a poor connection in the vehicle’s wiring harness could result in a reduced steering assistance. The issue could also result in the inability to move the vehicle’s shifter out of the “park” position.

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The reduction of power steering assistance could increase the steering effort required, increasing the risk of a crash. The Korean automaker has notified its dealers to suspend sales of the affected Sonata vehicles and has begun contacting affected owners. A total of 2,138 units are being recalled and only the models equipped with the 2.4-liter naturally-aspirated engine are affected. According to Hyundai, only 12 affected vehicles have actually been sold.

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