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Hyundai, BMW, Mercedes-Benz Recall 550,000 Vehicles for Faulty Parts

Write: 2020-05-22 12:29:19Update: 2020-05-22 14:31:19

Hyundai, BMW, Mercedes-Benz Recall 550,000 Vehicles for Faulty Parts

Hyundai Motor, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and four other companies will voluntarily recall nearly 550-thousand vehicles to fix faulty components.

The Transport Ministry said on Friday that Hyundai Motor and sister company Kia Motors are recalling 295-thousand units of three of their models, including the Santa Fe, due to problems involving the anti-lock braking system(ABS) and airbags.

BMW Korea is recalling 242-thousand units of 79 models, including the 520d sedan, over fragile exhaust gas recirculation(EGR) coolers. Mercedes-Benz Korea has reported faulty sunroof glass panels in over 11-thousand units of 36 models.

Other companies include Audi-Volkswagen Korea, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles(FCA) Korea and Bike Korea.

The companies have either begun repair and replacement services free of charge or will start the services on Friday.

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