Hyundai issued a recall for about 27,500 of its Genesis sedans to deal with a brake problem that had led to a series of complaints and is being blamed for one accident.
The recall of 2009 to 2012 model year sedans is being ordered to tackle “potential durability issues” with the brake system’s Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration received 23 complaints alleging increased brake pedal travel and reduced brake effectiveness in the vehicles.
The recall is actually the second for the problem. It’s a follow-up to one that took place in March that didn’t catch all the vehicles affected by the problem. Just 60% of owners acted on the first recall and the South Korean automaker is hoping the current action will bring in the rest. (more…)