Item Affected: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, ENGINE
Date Announced: 03/14/2019
Description of Recall:
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2013 Veloster vehicles that are equipped with 1.6 liter turbo engines. The engine management software may cause premature ignition (pre-ignition) of the air/fuel mixture in the engine. The resulting excessive cylinder pressure may damage the engine.
Action Need To Fix It:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will update the engine management software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 13, 2019. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 182.