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Hyundai Kauai / Kona (2018 – 2020)

Published on 22. 11. 2020

Problem description:

Certain cells of the high-voltage lithium-ion battery could be defective and the battery management system control software could be faulty.

As a result, an electrical short circuit can occur after fully charging the Li-ion battery, increasing the risk of fire.

The Hyundai Kauai models affected by this recall were manufactured between January 2018 and March 2020.

Model year: 2018 ~ 2020. VIN’s: KMHK581GFJU000076 – KMHK381HFLU077579

Hyundai recall code: 01D076

Source: Rapex Alert 47/2020 A12/01534/20

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Type of alertSerious
Production period1/2018 - 3/2020
Type/number of model e4*2007/46*1259*01, e4*2007/46*1259*04, e4*2007/46*1259*05, e4*2007/46*1259*06, e4*2007/46*1259*07, e4*2007/46*1259*08
Country of originRepublic of Korea
Alert submitted byPortugal
Products were found and measures were taken also insee the source
Measures taken by economic operatorsRecall of the product from end users
Published by Rapex20201120

What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Hyundai dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle

UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.

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