Hyundai is recalling about 305,000 of its 2011-twelve Sonata designs simply because the automated transmission could possibly be moved out of park without urgent the brake pedal, allowing the vehicle to roll or generate away, according to a report from the automaker posted this 7 days on the National Freeway Visitors Security Administrationâ??s site.
Hyundai attributed the problem to the stop lamp change. It is the third time because 2009 that Hyundai has recalled cars for a malfunctioning brake switch.
In this recall, Hyundai stated alongside with the capacity to shift the transmission out of park with out pressing the brake, the brake lights may well continue being illuminated right after the brake pedal was introduced. It stated it was unaware of any accidents or injuries relevant to the dilemma.
The automaker told federal regulators the end lamp swap plunger could grow to be stuck but it was nevertheless attempting to determine out why. Hyundai mentioned it turned mindful of the issue since of an abnormal number of guarantee promises.
The automaker has had a collection of problems with brake switches. In 2013, Kia and its mother or father firm, Hyundai, recalled about one.7 million automobiles, including the 2011 Sonata. Hyundai mentioned the change malfunction could trigger troubles this sort of as a driverâ??s not being in a position to shut off the cruise handle by touching the brake.
In 2009, Hyundai recalled about 533,000 for related difficulties with the brake gentle change.