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Hyundai recalls model year 2017-2019 Ioniq electric vehicles

The vehicle may accelerate after the gas pedal is released

Hyundai Ioniq electric vehicle
Photo source: Hyundai
Hyundai Motor America is recalling 2,679 model year 2017-2019 Ioniq electric vehicles.

An unstable electrical ground may cause the vehicle to enter a fail-safe mode with reduced acceleration and power. In certain conditions while in fail-safe mode, the vehicle may accelerate after the gas pedal is released.

Unexpected acceleration following gas pedal release can increase the risk of a crash.

What to do

Dealers will update the Electric Power Control Unit software and repair the ground wiring free of charge.

Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on February 4, 2022.

Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at (855) 371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 215.

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