Hyundai will be recalling over 4,70,000 units of their Sonata model. The manufacturer has informed that there could a manufacturing fault in the engine, which could cease its function.
Sonata models in question were manufactured by Hyundai during 2011 and 2012. Currently the recall is only said to affect the sedans that were sold in United States of America.
The 2.0-litre and 2.4-litre petrol engine is manufactured at Hyundai's Alabama facility. Company announced that the metal debris in crankshaft might not have been removed during assembly.
So far, there are no reports of accidents or mishaps owing to engine failure in Hyundai Sonata. Vehicle owners will be notified if their vehicle needs to be recalled from 2nd November, 2015 onwards.
Also being recalled is Hyundai's Accent model, the problem is with brake lights, which could fail. The Korean based manufacturer has announced that over 1,00,000 units could be affected.
Hyundai Accent also could have an issue with its cruise control, which may not be deactivated by pressing brakes. The gear could also get stuck in park mode, rendering the vehicle not drivable.