Oil may leak from the front cylinder bank cover gasket, potentially dripping onto the alternator and causing the charging system to become inoperative.
An inoperative charging system can result in an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
What to do
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the valve cover gasket and repair it as necessary free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2021.
Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at (855) 371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 197.