DETROIT (AP) — Hyundai is recalling nearly 88,000 cars in the U.S. because an electrical short in the antilock brake system could cause engine compartment fires.
The recall affects certain 2006 Sonatas and 2006 through 2011 Azeras.READ MORE: Search Underway For 'Vicious' Suspects Who Robbed Pharmacy In Fort Worth, Tied Up Employees
Hyundai says in government documents that water can get into the antilock brake module, which can overheat and cause a fire even when the cars are turned off. It was not clear if the cars should be parked outside until repairs are made.
The company said it may provide more guidance Wednesday.READ MORE: Child Tax Credit: When Will Parents Get Their First Monthly Check?
Documents show one overheated module in South Korea and one fire in the U.S., but no injuries.
Dealers will install a relay in the main electrical box to prevent a short circuit while the cars are off. The recall should begin Feb. 23.MORE NEWS: 'People Are Really Turning To Renting': Low Home Inventory In North Texas Leading To 'Apartment Pinch'
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