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Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis Recall over 147K EVs for Potential Power Loss

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  • Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis have issued a recall for 147,110 EVs over a damaged Integrated Charging Control Unit.

  • The damaged component can stop charging the 12-volt battery, causing a loss of power to the wheels.

  • A wide range of models are affected, including the Hyundai Ioniq 5, Ioniq 6, the Kia EV6, and the Genesis GV60, Electrified GV70, and Electrified G80.

Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis have issued a recall for 147,110 electric vehicles, according to documents filed last week with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The recall centers around a damaged charging unit; the Integrated Charging Control Unit (ICCU) might stop charging the 12-volt battery, possibly leading to a loss of power to the wheels. A variety of EVs are affected.

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Hyundai will recall 98,878 models, which include EVs from the company's Genesis luxury brand. The affected vehicles include the Hyundai Ioniq 5 from the 2022 through 2024 model years and the Ioniq 6 from the 2023 and 2024 model years. The Genesis GV60, Electrified GV70, and Electrified G80 from the 2023 and 2024 model years are also affected. Kia is also recalling 48,232 copies of its electric EV6 from the 2022, 2023, and 2024 model years

For all brands, dealers will inspect and replace the ICCU and its fuse, if needed, along with performing a software update for the ICCU. This will all be done free of charge. Hyundai and Genesis owners are expected to be notified on May 14; Kia owners will receive their notification letter on April 29.

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