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Hyundai recalls certain ‘Kauai’ passenger vehicles

March 1, 2019

A voluntary recall is being carried out by Hyundai Cars Ireland UC on certain Hyundai Kauai passenger vehicles. The vehicles affected were produced from May to December 2018.

A safety issue has been identified whereby, it is possible that due to a programming error which could affect the impact sensors in the Airbag Control Unit, that the airbags may not deploy correctly during an impact and thus, increasing the risk of injury.

It is possible that up to 558 vehicles in the Republic of Ireland are affected by this recall campaign. Vehicle owners will be contacted directly by Hyundai Cars Ireland UC and will be requested to bring their vehicles to an authorised repairer where necessary works will be carried out.

What to do

If you believe that your vehicle may be impacted by this recall, then you can contact your local Hyundai dealer or alternatively, Hyundai Cars Ireland UC’s customer care can be contacted at telephone 01 460 9800, or alternatively, by completing the following web form

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