August 27, 2017
HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM
218 units produced from November 16, 2016 to March 29, 2017 affected
Manufacturer Recall Number: 166
Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Ioniq Electric Vehicles. Manufacturing defects within the Electronic Power Control Unit (EPCU) may allow coolant to contact the unit's circuit board.
If coolant contacts the EPCU, a stall may result, increasing the risk of a crash.
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the EPCU, as necessary, free of charge. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are expected were mailed October 26, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. Owners may contact Hyundai Customer Service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 166.